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Hawai‘i Leaders Want Environmental Change; Build Back Better Act Discussion
November 18, 2021

Fellows mentioned in this story: Josh Stanbro, Cohort IV

From KHON2:

On Wednesday, Hawai‘i leaders will be holding a press conference at the waterfront of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Ho‘okupu Center, at 2 p.m., to discuss climate change and the Build Back Better Act (BBBA) that was proposed by President Joe Biden in late October.

“The BBBA is the climate bill for the Biden administration,” said Josh Stanbro, policy fellow elemental accelerator, of the City & County of Honolulu. “If we are going to cut emissions by 50% by 2030 which science says all says we have to do in order to continue to live in these islands. We got to move on climate, BBBA does that with 555 billion dollars for stuff like this.”

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