Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are teaming up to push a resolution that calls for enormous federal action to tackle man-made global warming.
Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s climate change plan would divert future spending on military procurement to finance her own version of the Green New Deal.
“Science tells us that how we act or fail to act in the next 12 years will determine the very livability of our planet,” Biden said.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will join Democratic New York Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez at a Green New Deal rally Monday night at Howard University in Washington, D.C.
New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez seemed to take a victory lap on the Green New Deal, claiming her effort proved Republicans’ “climate denial is now a losing position.”
The Green New Deal backed by Democratic presidential candidates could cost American households $2,546 per year just to decarbonize the power sector, according to an American Action Forum report.
The video depicts a future where the Democrats take the Senate and White House in 2020 and enact a Green New Deal that ends up creating a “society that was not only modern and wealthy, but dignified and humane too.”
A number of renewable energy executives and leaders have not completely embraced the Green New Deal, fearing the divisive proposal would cause more harm than good.
Last week, the AFL-CIO sent a letter to the bill’s lead sponsors expressing its opposition to the proposal on behalf of the 13 million workers the union represents.
Well, 30 years have gone by since that outburst from a United Nations official, and 19 years since nations were supposed to disappear. Notice any missing nations?
Backed by well-funded environmental groups, youth strikers are protesting “for the Green New Deal, for a fair and just transition to a 100 percent renewable economy, and for ending the creation of additional fossil fuel infrastructure,” according to the Youth Climate Strike website.