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Warren compares himself, ‘green manufacturing plan” to JFK and the Apollo mission

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., proposed on Saturday, the presidential campaign of plan to combat climate change was analogous to the former President John F. Kennedy’s efforts to put a man on the moon.

“The Apollo 11 mission is a perfect reminder that if we dream big enough, fight hard enough, and invest in American ingenuity, we can full of the most incredible things,” she tweeted after the promotion of “Green Manufacturing Plan.” “In fact, we can protect ourselves, to preserve our planet for future generations,” Warren added.

Their comments came on the 50th anniversary of the first man on the moon went for a walk. The Apollo 11 mission to land on the President Kennedy’s 1961 promise, an American on the moon by the end of this decade, and signalled the victory in the space race with the Soviet Union.

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The challenge appeared in front of the Soviets, to remind Warren of their own “bold commitment.”

“President Kennedy didn’t know that we can achieve the technology to achieve this objective at the beginning, and his commitment inspired said a decade of scientific and technological mobilization in the run-up to the landing on the moon,” she said in another tweet. “To combat climate change today, we must make a bold commitment.”

You pointed to your “Green Apollo program”, the have promised to combat climate change, with $ 400 billion in government grants.

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She described the program as “a commitment to leading the world in the development and manufacturing of revolutionary clean-energy technology in the world, as the way we invest in innovative science, in order to win the race to the moon.”

Your plan would also be a “National Institute of Clean Energy” and the Installation of provisions to ensure that American manufacturing is reaping the benefits of green research investments.

Warren was not the only 2020 Democratic candidates to compare, the issue of climate change, to the space race. South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, agreed, suggesting that with a series of tweets that climate change posed a similar challenge.

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“Climate change is here. It is an existential threat to our way of life on this planet,” he tweeted. “This schedule is not set, by DC power, It is the reality—and the time to act was yesterday. To fulfill this once-in-a-generation challenge, we must also be bold in our time, as Kennedy was in his.”

Fox News’ James Rogers contributed to this report.

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