Biden calls for 100 percent clean electricity by 2035. Here’s how far we have to go.

Biden calls for 100 percent clean electricity by 2035. Here’s how far we have to go.

By Washington Post, 7/30/20

This month the Democratic presumptive presidential nominee, Joe Biden, outlined an ambitious plan for tackling climate change that shows how far the party has shifted on the issue since it controlled the White House.

President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan had called for the electricity sector to cut its carbon pollution 32 percent by 2030, and did not lay out a trajectory for phasing out oil, coal or natural gas production.

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