Bernie Sanders targets fossil fuel industry in Green New Deal

DEMOCRATIC presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has announced a US$16.3 trillion climate action plan that would eliminate existing subsidies on the fossil fuels and taxes on the industry.

Bernie Sanders targets fossil fuel industry in Green New Deal Bernie Sanders targets fossil fuel industry in Green New Deal Bernie Sanders targets fossil fuel industry in Green New Deal Bernie Sanders targets fossil fuel industry in Green New Deal Bernie Sanders targets fossil fuel industry in Green New Deal

US$16 trillion, 15-year program puts industry in crosshairs. credit AP Photo John Locher

"The scientific community is telling us in no uncertain terms that we have less than 11 years left to transform our energy system away from fossil fuels to energy efficiency and sustainable energy, if