ENERGY/GREEN NEW DEAL/JOE BIDEN: “My deal’s a crucial framework but not the New Green Deal. The New Green Deal calls for elimination of all non-renewable energy by 2030. You can’t get there.

You’re going to need to be able to transition, George, to be able to transition to get to the place where we invest in new technologies that allow us to do things that get us to a place where we get to net zero emission including in agriculture. I’ve laid out a detailed plan.

We should be taking the plan where we allow significant more land to be put in conservation, plant a deep root of plants which absorb carbon from the air and in fact pay farmers to do it.”

-Joe Biden, “Read the full transcript of Joe Biden’s ABC News town hall,” abcnews.go.com, Oct. 15, 2020