Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tag: Green New Deal

Uniting for a Green New Deal

This is an opportunity to unite in support of a bold new vision for our society.

Referendum 2020: A Green New Deal vs. racist, classist climate genocide

This piece will offer why this stunning referendum would be so politically powerful and – despite that – so difficult to persuade Democrats to adopt.

The new Congress needs to create a green planet at peace

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.

Shining bright: The promise of the Sunrise Movement

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.

New polling shows House Democrats who won’t back Green New Deal...

"Just how popular is the #GreenNewDeal? So popular that opposing it opens Democrats up to serious primary challenges."

Applause as Warren shows support for Green New Deal – the...

"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."

Democratic leaders push forward “weak” congressional panel instead of a Green...

This new select committee is simply a revival of an old climate panel but has even less authority than its predecessor.

This radical plan to fund the Green New Deal just might...

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.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Elizabeth Warren calls for investigation into Trump’s Chief of Staff

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently called for an investigation into whether Mulvaney violated federal ethics laws governing negotiations over post-government employment.

Toxic red tide in Florida kills scores of sea turtles and other marine life

"Our water and natural resources are the foundation of our economy and our way of life in Florida. So today, I’m signing an Executive Order to take immediate action to protect our environment and our water."

Recycling is not enough. Zero-packaging stores show we can kick our plastic addiction

Zero-packaging stores show, in their own small way, a viable and healthier alternative to the current system. Both for ourselves, local economies and the planet.

New study reminds us of the sickening rate at which ice is melting

“That’s just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak. As the Antarctic ice sheet continues to melt away, we expect multi-meter sea level rise from Antarctica in the coming centuries,”

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