The Green New Deal (GND) is a proposed package of United States legislation that aims to address climate change and economic inequality. The name refers back to the New Deal, a set of social and economic reforms and public works projects undertaken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in response to the Great Depression. The Green New Deal combines Roosevelt's economic approach with modern ideas such as renewable energy and resource efficiency.
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will co-chair a climate change policy group for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, giving him a prominent liberal voice that could help..
Last week Bernie Sanders endorsed Joe Biden for the Presidency. Sanders implored his supporters to vote for Biden in November. Many Sanders supporters said they are not willing to vote for Biden yet...
A wind farm in Jeongseon County, Gangwon Province, is seen in this 2018 photo. Korea is exploring ways for its own "Green New Deal," a project to transform the country's coal-centered industry into a.. WorldNews - Published
In state after state, voters say they support liberal policies like single-payer health care, canceling student debt and the Green New Deal. But many are voting for Joe Biden, who has proposed largely.. NYTimes.com - Published
BRUSSELS — The European Union plans to dedicate a quarter of its budget to tackling climate change and to help shift $1.1 trillion in investment toward making the economy more environmentally.. WorldNews - Published
Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling It didn’t take long for Republicans to attack Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, for linking climate change with melting glaciers and the potential for new.. WorldNews - Published
Europe has done it. The European Green Deal announced by the European Commission is the first comprehensive plan to achieve sustainable development in any major world region. As such, it becomes a.. WorldNews - Published
Europe sought to bolster the world's faltering battle against climate change on Wednesday with its "Green Deal" to slash fossil fuel dependence, while teen activist Greta Thunberg rebuked global.. Reuters - Published
The European Union's new executive launched a Green Deal policy package to tackle climate change on Wednesday, trumpeting it as the bloc's “man on the moon moment” – but fossil fuel-reliant.. France 24 - Published
As we gear up for next year’s presidential race, the only political class in the United States that may be as terrified of losing power as the Republican Party is that of centrist Democrats. Former.. WorldNews - Published
Oregon Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley spoke to CBSN's "Red & Blue" about Tuesday night's State of the Union address, President Trump's immigration policy and upcoming legislation for a Green New Deal. CBS News - Published
Two Democrats, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey, unveiled their framework for an ambitious Green New Deal policy Thursday. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and Cornell.. CBS News - Published
A new book is tracing the political history of the American left that brought us into the age of debates over Medicare for All and the Green New Deal. Ryan Grim, DC bureau chief of the Intercept,.. CBS News - Published
Jane Fonda accepted an award while in handcuffs after being arrested for protesting climate change. The actor was detained in Washington DC on Friday, for participating in a demonstration in favour of.. WorldNews - Published
A left-leaning political group is challenging Facebook's policy not to fact-check some political ads by running a spot that falsely claims Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has endorsed the Green New.. Reuters - Published
During a town hall on climate change Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden was questioned about a fundraiser for his campaign co-hosted by Andrew Goldman, by the co-founder of a natural gas.. CBS News - Published
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly.. Reuters - Published
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a 16 trillion dollar climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal. It calls for the US to move to renewable energy across the.. USATODAY.com - Published
Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and.. Reuters - Published
In the 2016 presidential election, 81 percent of white evangelical Christians voted to elect President Trump. But this core base of the Republican Party, despite Fox News’ efforts, is more receptive.. WorldNews - Published
Critics of the Green New Deal ask if we can afford it. But we can’t afford not to: our civilisation is at stake Advocates of the Green New Deal say there is great urgency in dealing with climate.. WorldNews - Published