Is the GOP warming to climate action? Trillion trees plan hopes for growth

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Posted March 10, 2020 at 6:22pm

While Democrats advocate for sweeping climate action, Republicans hope to plant a seed of their own — literally.

The Trillion Trees Act, sponsored by Rep. Bruce Westerman, proposes planting one trillion trees by 2050 as a way to curb climate change.

The Arkansas Republican was joined by House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy and a host of other GOP lawmakers for the rollout.