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Elizabeth Warren is embracing former 2020 candidate Jay Inslee's 'bold' climate plan

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) may no longer be part of the 2020 Democratic primary race, but his 10-year climate plan is still in the running.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Tuesday announced that she is embracing and expanding on Inslee's plan for 100 percent clean energy. Inslee, who exited the race on Aug. 21, made climate change his top priority, and in a post on Medium, Warren said he "didn't merely sound the alarm or make vague promises. He provided bold, thoughtful, and detailed ideas for how to get us where we need to go, both by raising standards to address pollution and investing in the future of the American economy." She is fully embracing his 10-year plan to decarbonize electricity, cars, and buildings, and is "challenging every other candidate for president to do the same."

Warren said her $3 trillion proposal would create millions of jobs, and subsidize the economic transition to clean and renewable electricity and zero emission vehicles. "The climate crisis will leave no one untouched," she said. "But it also represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity: to create millions of good American jobs in clean and renewable energy, infrastructure, and manufacturing; to unleash the best of American innovation and creativity; to rebuild our unions and create real progress and justice for workers; and to directly confront the racial and economic inequality embedded in our fossil fuel economy."

Warren will attend the climate crisis town hall hosted by CNN on Wednesday, along with nine other 2020 Democratic candidates. To read her full plan on how to enact 100 percent clean energy, visit Medium.