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Rep. Jamaal Bowman Sees Climate As The Next Big Education Push After COVID-19 Reopenings

  • March 13, 2021

The proposal aims to spend $250 billion over 10 years to retrofit schools, remediating lead and asbestos, equipping facilities with solar panels and batteries, and increasing energy efficiency and air circulation. Once those upgrades are complete, it would slash emissions of planet-heating carbon dioxide by at least 29 million tons per year, the equivalent of taking 6 million cars off the road. The work would also create demand for more than 100,000 construction and maintenance jobs, split roughly in half between red and blue states. 

Article source: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/jamaal-bowman-green-new-deal-schools_n_604c3494c5b6cf72d09661cb

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