Of course addressing the climate crisis will cost money. The important question is how we can save and improve lives by spending it.
President Trump mentioned clean air, emissions, and the Green New Deal, but failed to bring up climate change at his environmental event Monday.
After DNC chair Tom Perez promised the issue would "feature prominently" in the debates, climate activists were disappointed by how little attention it got.
Republicans in Congress are focusing climate legislation on innovation and carbon capture—two procrastination methods also favored by the fossil fuel industry.
Both plans draw on the progressive Green New Deal, prioritize environmental justice, and would be paid for by closing corporate tax loopholes.
Protesters gather as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a Green New Deal rally at Trump Tower in New York City on May 13th, 2019.
New research finds that the cable channel played an important role in shaping opinion about the GND.
Making changes to our diet today can help prepare us for a carbon-neutral future—while pushing our peers to be greener in their own lives.
The city recently passed groundbreaking climate legislation, including the largest mandated pollution reduction in any city in the world.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about the city's response to climate change at Hunter's Point South Park on April 22nd, 2019, in the Queens borough of New York City.
Last September, Carlock wrote a draft of a Green New Deal—long before most people had even heard of the idea.
The Green New Deal's advocates may not be coming down on meat, but if they did, they wouldn't be the first.
Green New Deal detractors argue that the economic policies in the plan are extraneous. They're wrong.
There are important distinctions to make between the two when it comes to policy resolutions like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal, however.
The initiative will not meet any definition of climate justice if it becomes the next chapter in a long history of U.S. industrial policies that have oppressed people.
The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades, and their research can tell us a bit about what might happen should we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.
Putting climate at the center of the Democratic platform isn't divisive—quite the opposite. It's a uniting, winning strategy.