Warren lays out what she'd target during first 100 days on climate
Elizabeth Warren, in a BuzzFeed News column published Wednesday, laid out what she'd seek to accomplish in her first 100 days on climate change.
Why it matters: Presidents have to make tough choices about where to deploy political capital, so Warren is signaling that this would be a priority.
The big picture: Warren vowed a day-one executive order "rolling back all of Donald Trump’s disastrous pro-fossil fuels policies," as well as banning new fossil fuel leases on public lands and waters.
- Another move would be introducing legislation to enable a much faster transition away from fossil fuels.
Reality check: Despite the "100-day" vow, much of this would be a splashy move to undertake what would be time-consuming executive policy and push long-shot legislation.
- Trump administration regulations can't be nixed via executive order. Instead, such an order would be a starting gun for agencies to get to work.