House Democrats unveil ambitious climate package, steering toward a net-zero economy by 2050

Read the full story in the Washington Post. Download the full plan here.

The nation’s automakers would manufacture only electric cars. Utilities would have to stop producing pollution linked to climate change. And the federal government would double its investment in mass transit.

All this and more was proposed by House Democrats on Tuesday under a plan aimed at bringing the U.S. economy’s greenhouse gas emissions — including carbon dioxide and methane — to zero by 2050.

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