DNC Panel Calls For Larger Investment On Climate Than Current Biden Plan

“The Democratic National Committee (DNC) Climate Council — which formed to push the party on climate issues — on Thursday released a set of policy recommendations for a greater investment than presumptive nominee Joe Biden’s climate plan.

The climate group has endorsed spending between $10 trillion and $16 trillion in federal money over the next 10 years to address climate change whereas the former vice president's campaign calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over the same period.

The climate council formed last year and describes itself as a “permanent entity of the DNC.” The group is led by Michelle Deatrick, who has been a surrogate for progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).”

Rachel Frazin reports for The Hill June 4, 2020.