As part of his Build Back Better economic agenda, Democratic candidate pledged action on climate change should he beat President Donald Trump in the November election.
The former Vice President will make a $2 trillion accelerated investment for this bold plan in meeting the ambitious climate progress that science demands.
Biden will call for a massive green jobs and environmental justice program that would invest $2 trillion in his first term on building new renewable energy infrastructure. https://t.co/5rxwF3FHXW— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) July 14, 2020
"God willing I win and even if I serve eight years, I want to make sure we put down such a marker that it's impossible for the next president to turn it around." Said Biden on a fundraising call Monday night. He added that this climate crisis had an impact on other crises, such as the coronavirus pandemic and the economic downturn, faced by the country. The $2 trillion, replacing the previous plan of $1.7 trillion in the space for 10 years, would be one-time costs to spend the money to the maximum extent possible in the next four years.