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  • the stakes on climate change just simply couldn't be any higher than they are right now.

  • It is existential, and President Biden is deeply committed, totally seized by this issue, as you can tell by this executive order and by the other three initiative getting back into Paris immediately.

  • That's why he rejoined the Paris agreement so quickly because he knows it is urgent.

  • He also knows that Paris alone is not enough.

  • Not went.

  • Almost 90% of all of the planets emissions global emissions come from outside of US borders.

  • We could go to zero tomorrow, and the problem isn't solved.

  • So that's why today, one week into the job, President Biden will sign this additional executive set of orders to help move us down the road, ensuring that ambitious climate action is global in scope and scale, as well as the national here, a home they need to grow the new jobs that pay better than the cleaner that I mean, you know, you look at the consequences of Black Lung for a minor, for instance, and measure that against the fastest growing job in the United States before co vid was solar power technician, same people could do those jobs.

  • But the choice of doing the solar power one now is a better choice.

  • And I think that, unfortunately, workers have been fair to false narrative.

  • No surprise, right?

  • For the last few years, they've been fed the notion that somehow dealing with climate is coming at their expense.

  • No, it's not.

  • What's happening to them is happening because of other market forces already taking place.

  • The greatest cost of America, the greatest cause of Children being hospitalized every summer in the United States.

  • We spend 55 year on it is environmentally induced asthma.

  • That will change as we begin to reign in what we used to call pollution in this country because it is pollution.

the stakes on climate change just simply couldn't be any higher than they are right now.

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