Presidential Hopeful Jay Inslee Releases $3T Green Energy, Jobs Plan

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Presidential Hopeful Jay Inslee Releases $3T Green Energy, Jobs Plan
​The plan aims to fight climate change by boosting federal investment in clean energy infrastructure and tech.
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On Thursday, presidential hopeful and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee revealed his plan to fight climate change and create jobs.

Inslee announced the plan at a visit to a water treatment plant in Washington, D.C. He used his platform to outline the five key points of his proposal.

In short, the plan aims to combat climate change through a combination of federal investment in clean energy infrastructure and technology as well as a major increase in clean energy research. 

Inslee also commented on some of his Democratic primary opponents' climate change plans. He said, "We cannot have a middle ground proposal to build a clean energy future."

Inslee's proposal would boost federal spending on green technology and climate change prevention by $3 trillion over 10 years.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.