Andrew Yang: Climate Change May Require Americans to Give Up Cars

 

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said the United States may have to eliminate private car ownership to combat climate change during MSNBC’s climate forum at Georgetown University Thursday morning.

WATCH:

He told MSNBC host Ali Velshi that “we might not own our own cars” by 2050 to wean the United States economy off of fossil fuels, describing private car ownership as “really inefficient and bad for the environment.” Privately owned cars would be replaced by a “constant roving fleet of electric cars.”

[RELATED: GOP Rep’s Bill Would Redirect Palestinian Aid To Israel, If State Department Can’t Certify Money Not Going To Terrorists]

A video posted by the GOP War Room shows Velshi asking Yang what measures he sees the world taking to fight climate change by 2050.

[FREE Trump 2020 Hat While Supplies Last –[Claim Yours]

“You have this ability to envision the future, right, with your proposals on universal basic income. You’ve played the whole chess game out and you see what it looks like on the other end. Play the chess game out on climate change,” Velshi said. “What does the world look like to you in 2050? What physically do you think we will do differently than we do today that will result in us fighting climate change?”

[RELATED: Trump’s Approval Rating Jumps Up Despite What Anger Dems Claim]

“Well, I mentioned before that we might not own our own cars. Our current car ownership and usage model is really inefficient and bad for the environment,” Yang said.

“You guys all probably agree with this because you’re quite young,” he told the Georgetown University crowd, adding an anecdote about driving a 1985 Honda Accord as a young man.

Yang then proposed an alternative to individuals owning their own cars.

“What we’re really selling is not the car, it’s mobility,” he said. “So if you have the mobility that’s then tied into a much more, if you had like, for example, this constant roving fleet of electric cars that you would just order up, then you could diminish the impact of ground transportation on our environment very, very quickly.”

Yang’s climate plan calls for nearly $5 trillion in spending over the next 20 years. His proposal includes embracing the impacts of climate change.

“Move our people to higher ground. Natural disasters and other effects of climate change are already causing damage and death. We need to adapt our country to this new reality,” his plan states.

[FREE Trump 2020 Hat While Supplies Last –[Claim Yours]

The plan also includes a zero-emissions standard for all new cars by 2030 and hundreds of billions of dollars in investments in the emission-free ground and air transportation.

[RELATED: REPORT: Insiders Say House Democrats Are Dozens of Votes Short of Impeachment]

Yang enjoyed a recent polling bump and is now in fourth place in the California primary ahead of formerly “top-tier” candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.). “Must have been the crowd surfing,” he tweeted.

[SUPPORT MIKE AND MY PILLOW] use code THANKS45 for up to 66 % OFF

[SUPPORT MIKE AND MY PILLOW] use code THANKS45 for up to 66 % OFF

AT THIS POINT YOU’VE PROBABLY HEARD ALL SORTS OF DIFFERENT THINGS ABOUT THE FREEDOM PHONE.

Use code MAGA to save $50 and fight big tech!
The Blue Checkmark Brigade have come out in full force just like we knew that they would. After all, they can’t stand the idea of not having an iron grip on all your information. They don’t want Conservatives to have anything that prevents the big tech oligarchs from spying, censoring, and banning anything that isn’t “politically correct” or is “out of context” as Facebook loves to say as an excuse for suppression.
Use code MAGA to save $50 and fight big tech!
One of the many perks about the phone is that it’s hassle-free. No having to make a trip to go deal with your provider, you keep the same service you’ve always had. All you have to do is take the SIM card out of your old phone and pop it into SIM card slot in the Freedom Phone.  It’s really is that easy to get your privacy back. And the dual SIM card slots are so that you can add additional storage for things like photos, videos, or anything you want! It’s a free country after all.
Use code MAGA to save $50 and fight big tech!
First, The Daily Beast wrote an article saying that the Freedom Phone is, “just a budget Chinese phone“. This couldn’t be further from the truth. While it is an incredible deal, a mere $449.99 with code “MAGA” (compared to a $700-$1000 iPhone12) it IS NOT manufactured in China. Although the Daily Beast might have a “one-China policy” The Freedom Phone is actually manufactured in Hong Kong. You’ll remember Hong Kong from the HUGE protests where they waved American flags and fought hard against the authoritarian Chinese government who was trying to take control of their country. Patriots recognize Patriots, and that’s why Freedom Phone is PROUD to have their product manufactured in a country that is actually fighting with boots on the ground against one of the biggest enemies of the USA.
Use code MAGA to save $50 and fight big tech!
 
You Might Like