Biden's warning on oil tests voter resolve on climate change
October 25, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Joe Biden is confronting the harsh political realities of combating climate change.
The Democratic presidential nominee has spent months touting a $2 trillion plan to boost investment in clean energy and stop all climate-damaging emissions from the U.S. economy by 2050. The plan implied that he would wean the U.S. off oil and gas, but Biden wasn't so explicit about the industry's fate — until Thursday night.
During the final moments of the presidential debate, Biden said he would "transition away from the oil industry."
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