1Sky Policy Coordinator Jason Kowalski comments on the role of climate and clean energy in the midterm elections

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“Support for strong climate legislation is a political winner if politicians are willing to stand up and speak about it with conviction,” Jason Kowalski, policy coordinator for the advocacy organization 1Sky told SolveClimate News in an interview.

While conventional inside-the-Beltway wisdom might tell House Democrats to reinvent themselves as moderates, 1Sky shrugs that off.

“They shouldn’t be qualifying their votes [in support of climate legislation],” Kowalski said. “Americans are overwhelmingly supportive of clean energy solutions. People aren’t going to take to the streets and volunteer for candidates who aren’t defending their voting record.”

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