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US Democrats work on interim climate plans, to free candidates

Rethink Energy has long believed that governments never lead, they merely follow, and this is pretty much the positioning the US Democratic party wants to adopt with a fresh “watered down” initiative into solving the climate crisis. The worry is that the US risks ending up like Australia, moving from renewables poster child to pantomime villain on climate issues, because support for climate change was not strong enough to depose the incumbent political party. In Australia the old guard got in and immediately opened up the floodgates for coal support. A second term for Trump, where he insists on subsidizing the coal industry would be a disaster for global climate change, and likely for the renewables industry. So this is…

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