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'Unburnable': Climate Groups Call on Obama to Halt Fossil Fuel Leasing


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'Unburnable': Climate Groups Call on Obama to Halt Fossil Fuel Leasing

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

With a passionate press conference outside the White House on Tuesday morning, a sweeping coalition of climate, labor, Indigenous, and public health groups and leaders called on President Barack Obama to make the United States the first nation to commit to keeping all of its remaining, unleased public fossil fuels in the ground.

Such a move is imperative, the more than 400 organizations and individuals wrote in a letter outlining their demands.