The plan calls for a number of different methods of attacking the problem — increased regulation on fossil fuels; subsidies for clean energy production; transitioning all existing electrical grids to run on renewable and self-sustaining energy; investments in and overhauls to public transportation systems; and ensuring that all buildings and homes are made as energy efficient as possible.

Now, certainly these goals are wildly optimistic, and I could definitely understand you expressing some skepticism of whether they’ll be able to accomplish all these goals within a 10 year period.

But let’s not go around making claims that they’re in favor of the government taking over the economy, because no one is proposing that.


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