Echoing Biden Plan, Leaked Draft DNC Platform Pairs Climate With Equity

July 24, 2020
The Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) draft 2020 election platform pairs climate change and environmental justice (EJ) policies and largely mirrors presumptive Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden’s climate plan, with both measures rejecting progressives’ call to ban fossil fuels and hydraulic fracturing. The leaked 80-page draft platform , first reported July 22 by Politico , includes four pages on “Combatting the Climate Crisis and Pursuing Environmental Justice.” While both plans reject some policies such as a fracking ban,...

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