Biden’s Selection of Harris Demonstrates His ‘Unwavering Support for Environmental Justice, Climate Action, Wildlife Conservation

Biden’s Selection of Harris Demonstrates His ‘Unwavering Support for Environmental Justice, Climate Action, Wildlife Conservation

Contact: Mike Saccone, Communications Advisor, NWF Action Fund, MikeSaccone@nwa.org, 202-797-6634

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 11, 2020) — The National Wildlife Federation Action Fund issued the following statements following Joe Biden’s selection of U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as his running mate:

“We could not be more excited for our friend and conservation champion Senator Kamala Harris. By selecting Senator Harris to be his running mate, Vice President Biden has demonstrated unequivocally his unwavering support for environmental justice, climate action, and wildlife conservation,” said Collin O’Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation Action Fund. “The choices we make at the ballot box this November will shape whether we solve our greatest environmental challenge and Senator Harris will help illuminate the solutions we need to meet this moment.”

“Joe Biden’s pick of Kamala Harris as his running mate is a win for environmental justice and climate change,” said Mustafa Santiago Ali, adviser to the National Wildlife Federation Action Fund. “She has stood with our most vulnerable communities, listened, and crafted legislation to help our most vulnerable move from surviving to thriving.”