It is out and various media outlets are reporting on what is happening. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts have presented their Green New Deal resolution. Many Democrats are happily supporting it, and also of course many Republicans are as well … oh wait, that last bit is not happening, Republicans don’t … Read more What are the details of the Green New Deal?
Talk is easy, but what is really needed is not ambition, nor desire, or even good intentions, but instead clear decisive action. The ‘Green New Deal’ bill is coming CNN reports … Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts has been working with freshman Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York on “Green New Deal” legislation … Read more Green New Deal – What happens next?
In the face of the overwhelming scientific evidence, a new international social movement called Extinction Rebellion has emerged. Their goal is zero carbon emissions by 2025, and that is just 7 years away. The strategy is not to simply ask or propose, but to actively engage in non-violent protest and disruption. Since the founding of … Read more Who are Extinction Rebellion (@ExtinctionR)?
If the phrase “Green New Deal” brings to mind Roosevelt’s New Deal then you have indeed instantly jumped to the correct image, because this is exactly what the term is designed to do. The idea is to take Roosevelt’s economic stimulus and blend in Green ideas such as renewable energy and resource efficiency The term was first coined … Read more What is the Green New Deal?