Sen. Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping $16.3 Trillion Green New Deal Plan

Photo Credit: Charlie Neibergall/AP/Shutterstock
August 22, 2019
Thursday morning, 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released his plan to combat, what he considers, the "single greatest challenge facing our country": climate change. Cheddar's J.D. Durkin explores some of the key factors in the plan, including a $500 billion investment in revamping the U.S. electrical grid. Sanders' plan also tackles the disproportionate effects of climate change that people of color and less affluent communities face.