We are in a climate emergency and we must take drastic action now to address it. So today, I’m announcing my plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice.
Today, President Trump denies the evidence in front of his own eyes, hides climate science produced by his own administration, and actively works to roll back what progress we have already made.
It’s reckless, it’s irresponsible, and it’s unacceptable. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/27/us/politics/trump-climate-science.html …
Science tells us that how we act, or fail to act, in the next 12 years will determine the very livability of our planet. As president, I will use every authority available to me to drive progress.
I will accept no half-measures.
We’re going to make record-breaking investments in research and development and zero-carbon technologies so that America is the engine of the world’s clean economy.
The United States will be a 100% clean-energy economy with net-zero emissions by 2050.
This initiative will create new, good-paying jobs all across the clean economy in the United States of America. It’s an enormous opportunity.
We’ll hold polluters accountable for the damage they've caused—particularly in low-income communities and communities of color.
I will rejoin the Paris Climate Accord on Day One. But that’s not sufficient.
I’ll immediately get to work leading a diplomatic initiative to get every nation to go beyond their initial commitment—to push our progress further, and faster.
We need to dramatically accelerate our worldwide effort to meet the intensity of the challenge we face. I hope you'll read my full plan to tackle the climate emergency and environmental injustices:
Making these revolutionary changes is going to take an incredible commitment at all levels, but I know we can meet this challenge.
Because this is what America does best—solving big problems, with big ideas. If you agree, please sign your name here: https://go.joebiden.com/Clean-Energy-Revolution-Social …
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