Tag: Green New Deal
This piece will offer why this stunning referendum would be so politically powerful and – despite that – so difficult to persuade Democrats to adopt.
We must transform our lethal energy system to one that sustains us, while creating genuine national and international security at peace with all of nature and humanity.
So what exactly is the Green New Deal?
"It's everything we feared."
The Sunrise Movement, composed of activists from high school age to their mid-20s, formed to challenge power in the form of targeted Congresspeople and to more broadly tackle the climate crisis in a loud but uniquely jubilant voice.
"Just how popular is the #GreenNewDeal? So popular that opposing it opens Democrats up to serious primary challenges."
"Senator Warren has been a longtime advocate of aggressively addressing climate change and shifting toward renewables, and supports the idea of a Green New Deal to ambitiously tackle our climate crisis, economic inequality, and racial injustice."
This new select committee is simply a revival of an old climate panel but has even less authority than its predecessor.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the 22 representatives joining her in calling for a Select Committee are also proposing a novel way to fund the program, one which could actually work.