Daily Tax Report ®

The 2020 Democrats Agree on 7 Ways to Fight Climate Change

Sept. 4, 2019, 9:12 AM

Whoever wins the Democratic presidential nomination will likely incorporate seven major ideas for fighting climate change that have widespread buy-in among the crowded 2020 field.

Although they disagree on environmental policy in other ways, the contenders have broad areas of agreement that point to an emerging Democratic consensus on confronting climate change should they retake the White House. Those ideas will be on display on Sept. 4 during a nationally televised town hall, with top-tier candidates Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

The Democratic baseline includes restoring Obama-era policies that President Donald Trump has rolled back and re-orienting federal...

To read the full article log in. To learn more about a subscription click here.