Become an Original Cosponsor of the Climate Refuge Act of 2019!

By the end of this century, people across the globe will be forced to involuntarily leave their home due to climate change. Rising sea levels, wildfires, drought or hurricanes can all pose serious threat to human life just as any conventional weapon of war.
But unlike victims of war for whom the causes and effects of the threats are clear and codified, there are limited protections for migrants. Impacts of climate change vary widely: it includes destroyed crops and livestock, exacerbated food insecurity and destroyed
natural resources such as drinking water. As a result of these severe impacts, researchers estimate that approximately 200 million people will migrate by the year 2050.[1]

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Protect Against Paraquat Act of 2019 – Co-sponsorship Opportunity

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the Protect Against Paraquat Act of 2019. Paraquat is a highly toxic herbicide that’s already banned in over 30 other countries; chronic exposure leads to neurodegradation, heart failure, kidney failure,
liver failure, and lung scarring. Acute exposure leads to almost certain death with no antidote. The purpose of this act is to guard the safety of our communities and eliminate the use of paraquat in the U.S. By switching to less toxic herbicides, we can ensure
the safety of our agricultural workers.

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