Sanders Announces Bill To Keep Fossil Fuels 'In The Ground'
The bill aims to stop extraction of fossil fuels from federal land.By Kate Grumke | November 4, 2015
On Wednesday, senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders unveiled major climate legislation called "Keep It In The Ground." (Video via Sen. Jeff Merkley)
That's the same name as an international campaign to move "away from coal, oil and natural gas and towards a renewable energy future."
The bill seeks to ban new fossil-fuel extraction from U.S. federal land, as well as offshore drilling in the Arctic and the Atlantic.