Biden aims to distance climate plan from ‘Green New Deal’

October 16, 2020
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden sought to create distance between his $2 trillion climate change plan and Democrats’ “Green New Deal” during an Oct. 15 town hall in Philadelphia, held simultaneously with a Miami-based town hall with President Donald Trump who did not address climate or energy policy. The Green New Deal is a congressional resolution introduced by Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY) that includes overarching and sweeping goals to address climate change along with...

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