Marianne Williamson on Environment



Deal with factory farming by having environmentalists at EPA

We would have, if I were president of the United States, a world-class environmentalist at the head of the EPA. No more chemical company executives heading the EPA. No more oil company heading the EPA. We need to deal with the animal factory farming. Enough with these incremental changes here and these incremental changes there.
Source: CNN Town Hall 2020 Democratic primary , Apr 14, 2019

EPA head shouldn't be from chemical or oil industry

GETTING OUR ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY BACK ON TRACK: Every problem can be traced to a lack of devotion to things that matter most, and nowhere is this truer than in our relationship to the earth. As President, I would begin with the appointment of a world-class environmentalist rather than a fossil fuel or chemical company executive (as is now the case) to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, I would fundamentally reverse the current misuse of the EPA, whereby it serves mainly the cause of profit maximization for fossil fuel and chemical companies, and return it to its original mission of protection and advocacy on behalf of our natural environment. The full powers of the executive branch of the US government would be put in service to this effort.
Source: 2020 presidential campaign website Marianne2020.com , Apr 8, 2019

Clean air and water are environmental justice

The Environmental Protection Agency has become an agent of protection not of the earth and the earth's resources, but of the corporate profits of fossil fuel, chemical, and big agricultural companies. From our land to our water to our air to our food, our most precious treasures do not just lack protection; they are currently under assault.

Environmental justice does not just mean justice for the earth; it also means justice for the people who live on the earth. Gutting the Clean Air Act--as has recently been done--does not just affect the air; it affects our breathing. Gutting the Clean Water Act--as has recently been done--does not just affect the water; it affects our bodies when we drink it. As protectors of our earth, and protectors of our own bodies, we should vigorously and passionately defend the health of our environment against the ill-advised, dangerously recalcitrant policies of the current leadership at the Environmental Protection Agency.

Source: Healing the Soul of America, by Marianne Williamson, p.178-9 , Jul 24, 2018

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