Biden proposes overhauling nation’s energy sector by 2035

Former Vice President Joe Biden, Democratic presidential candidate, speaks at McGregor Industries in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, Thursday, July 9. AP photo/Matt Slocum photo
Alexandra Jaffe and Will Weissert, The Associated PressJoe Biden released a plan Tuesday, July 14, aimed at combating climate change and spurring economic growth in part by overhauling America’s energy industry, with a proposal to achieve entirely carbon pollution-free power by 2035.The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee will discuss the proposal later Tuesday, after press time, near his home in Wilmington, Delaware. It marks his latest effort to build out a legislative agenda with measures that could animate progressives who may be skeptical of Biden, who waged a more centrist campaign during the Democratic primary.The plan reflects ideas embraced by some of Biden’s more progressive allies during the primary, like Jay Inslee, whose campaign centered on the issue
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