Beto O'Rourke Announces $5 Trillion Climate Crisis Plan

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Published on April 29, 2019 - Duration: 01:19s

Beto O'Rourke Announces $5 Trillion Climate Crisis Plan

Beto O'Rourke Announces $5 Trillion Climate Crisis Plan O’Rourke has released a four-pillar framework to combat the issue of climate change, marking the first major policy proposal of his campaign.

He has always been outspoken on climate change being the “greatest threat” to our nation.

Beto O’Rourke, via statement O’Rourke proposed executive action within his first 100 days as president, such as rejoining the Paris climate agreement, raising efficiency standards and strengthening hazardous waste limits.

He also detailed long term action such as creating more national parks and setting a net-zero emissions carbon budget for federal land.

O’Rourke plans to allot $5 trillion over a 10 year period to upgrade infrastructure, create tax incentives and fund research.

Beto O’Rourke, via statement


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