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Clinton's Holy-Shit Climate Plan

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Um. Wow. OK. I'm nearly speechless.

The candidate who previously talked up clean coal and ethanol and said only that we need to "begin to try" to do something about global warming has put out an Energy and Climate Plan that looks like Al Gore wrote it.

I'm still poring over the .PDF, but at first glance this looks like the Full Monty: 55 mpg fuel efficiency by 2030, 80% greenhouse reduction from 1990 levels by 2050, a cap-and-trade emissions system kickstarted by a carbon auction with no grandfathering for dirty industries, a Connie Mae-styled energy efficiency lending program for lower income homeowners, Green Bonds, emissions-free federal buildings, climate risk filings with the SEC...

This is heady stuff. And incredibly more ambitious than the plan Hillary laid out in a "chat" just a few months ago...

Raising the question: What was Hillary's come-to-Jesus climate moment?

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