Brad Polumbo of FEE reports that AOC’s Civilian Climate Corps is included in the Build Back Better plan.
- If enacted, the Civilian Climate Corps would be a federally funded conservation program that increases the size of the federal government while doing little to address climate change.
- In addition to existing federal conservation programs, landowners and the private sector are already invested in environmental conservation.
- Instead of increasing government waste, the Biden administration should look to boost conservation efforts by empowering property owners and relying on bottom-up solutions.
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