Breaking Down the Budget Plan’s Spending on the EnvironmentEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

In the early hours of Aug. 11, Senate Democrats took another step towards approving a $3.5 trillion budget plan through reconciliation, with the aim of “allow[ing] every major program proposed by President Biden to receive robust funding” while avoiding a Republican filibuster. A significant amount of the proposed funding will likely go to programs involving climate change or the environment. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the self-described democratic socialist who chairs the Senate Budget Committee that introduced the budget resolution, released a statement in which he said the proposed funding will “put the U.S. in a global leadership position to combat climate change and make our planet healthy and habitable for future generations.” “We will take on the existential threat of climate change by transforming our energy systems toward renewable energy and energy efficiency. Through a Civilian Climate Corps we will give hundreds of thousands of young people good paying jobs …Read More

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