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of 2017 Republican tax reform, equal- lic lands.
ize tax rates for capital gains and or- • Ban fracking.
dinary income, put the Buffet rule in • Require climate change analysis place, and close the carried interest when permitting new fossil fuel infra- and big oil loopholes.” structure.
• Prohibit construction of new fos-
Cory Booker sil fuel infrastructure when cost com-
Policy statement: petitive clean energy alternatives are “Our planet is in crisis. Climate available.
change is not some distant threat — • End federal subsidies for fossil we’re witnessing many of its effects fuel production.
today. And the immediate burden of much of the pollution causing climate Andrew Yang change is disproportionately borne by Policy statement: low-income communities and com- “Our planet is a mess.” munities of color.” Yang’s campaign has three top policy
Booker’s ideas include: planks: • Rejoin the Paris Climate Accord. • The Freedom Dividend - a uni- • A moratorium on drilling on pub- versal basic income of $1,000/month,
Photo: Andrew Yang (Of? cial campaign headshot by Clara Lu)
Andrew Yang says “Our planet is a mess.” Part of his plan to clean up the mess:
Spending $4.87 trillion on energy/climate programs over the next 20 years, and
Yang’s position paper references a need for “tens of millions of wind turbines.” www.marinetechnologynews.com
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