Joe Biden - An Environmental Analysis
Vox has an article inspecting Joe Biden’s past environmental experience. They claim that he “introduced the Global Climate Protection Act.” It was the first bill related to climate change in the U.S. Senate, and President Ronald Reagan passed it. Later, as Vice President, he helped pass the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, The Clean Power Plan, and The Paris Agreement. Joe Biden’s wide range of environmental experience helps to make voters more confident that he will continue to take the issue seriously as president.
On July 14, 2020, Joe Biden discussed his updated plan to spend 2 trillion (yes, that’s a “t”) dollars over four years that would fund a 100% green economy by the year 2050. By investing in clean technologies, Biden hopes to create millions of jobs. He also plans to rejoin The Paris Agreement immediately after his inauguration.
Joe Biden’s biggest competitor in the Democratic primaries was Bernie Sanders. Bernie was viewed as a more progressive candidate who gained support from voters passionate about climate change. Many of those voters were disappointed about Joe Biden’s likely victory in the primaries. Even though his competition may have been more passionate about the environment, Joe Biden has bold plans and has gained support from voters who prioritize beating this crisis. If you’re not eligible to vote, share this with somebody who is!
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