Steve Bullock tells CNN town hall: We can be carbon neutral by 2040
Steve Bullock. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Details: That's much faster than UN goals for world leaders to commit to net zero emissions by 2050. Bullock pledged at the town hall to start tackling the climate crisis by rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement, which President Trump announced in 2017 he would withdraw the U.S from.
- Bullock's environmental record as Montana's governor includes adopting the "Blueprint for Montana’s Energy Future" in 2016 with the goal of pushing the state toward more renewable energy, creating new jobs and providing a tax incentive for those who comply.