Candidate has offered few details on how he would he achieve goals as climate plan lags behind Democratic rivalsMike Bloomberg has donated hundreds of millions of dollars to environmental advocacy causes, but his campaign is coming under fire for a climate plan that lags far behind the other Democratic candidates for president.In the latest televised Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday night, Bloomberg said he wouldn’t “go to war with China” over its highest-in-the-world carbon emissions. He called fracked gas a “transition fuel”, and said that “we want to go to all renewables, but that’s still many years from now”. But, he added: “The world is coming apart faster than any scientific study had predicted. We’ve just got to do something now.” Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/22/mike-bloomberg-climate-plan-campaign
Author : Emily Holden in Washington
Publish date : 2020-02-22 08:00:17
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