A day after the American Automobile Association released a report indicating gas prices have risen 40 percent since the beginning of the year, celebrities joined Democrat donors and climate activists urging President Joe Biden to slash an oil pipeline that would distribute 760,000 barrels per day.
Over 200 celebrities and Democratic donors signed a letter to the president Wednesday, which was first obtained by NBC News. The letter addresses the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline, which was greenlit during the Trump administration to carry oil from western Canada to Wisconsin.
“Your presidency is a watershed in human history, the last chance to turn the tide before climate disruption spirals out of control,” the signers wrote. “We worked hard for your election in part because you embraced that challenge as a defining strength of your candidacy. And we are encouraged and grateful that you clearly signaled your resolve by rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline on day 1. The ‘climate test’ for