Green New Deal
When It Comes to Climate, Why Are We Willing to Sacrifice Lives for Money?
Of course addressing the climate crisis will cost money. The important question is how we can save and improve lives by spending it.
'We're Working Harder': Fact-Checking Trump's Event on His Environmental Record
President Trump mentioned clean air, emissions, and the Green New Deal, but failed to bring up climate change at his environmental event Monday.
Democrats Spent 15 Minutes Talking About Climate Change at the Primary Debates
After DNC chair Tom Perez promised the issue would "feature prominently" in the debates, climate activists were disappointed by how little attention it got.
Republican 'Climate Plans' Are Little More Than Industry Talking Points
Republicans in Congress are focusing climate legislation on innovation and carbon capture—two procrastination methods also favored by the fossil fuel industry.
Green Jobs and New Technology: A Look at Biden and Warren's Latest Climate Plans
Both plans draw on the progressive Green New Deal, prioritize environmental justice, and would be paid for by closing corporate tax loopholes.
Viewfinder: Mayor Bill De Blasio Holds a Green New Deal Rally at Trump Tower
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.
Did Fox News Quash Republican Support for the Green New Deal?
New research finds that the cable channel played an important role in shaping opinion about the GND.
Want to See a Green New Deal Succeed? Good. Start at Home.
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.
New York City's 'Green New Deal' Shows How Cities Could Deal With Climate Change
The city recently passed groundbreaking climate legislation, including the largest mandated pollution reduction in any city in the world.
Viewfinder: Mayor Bill de Blasio Discusses New York City's 'Green New Deal' on Earth Day
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.
Greg Carlock Explains Why the Green New Deal Is About Your Kids' Kids' Kids
Last September, Carlock wrote a draft of a Green New Deal—long before most people had even heard of the idea.
Democrats Are Not Trying to Take Away Your Hamburgers
The Green New Deal's advocates may not be coming down on meat, but if they did, they wouldn't be the first.
Why the Social Policies in the Green New Deal Are Essential to Its Success
Green New Deal detractors argue that the economic policies in the plan are extraneous. They're wrong.
Democrats and Republicans Support Clean and Renewable Energy, a New Survey Finds
There are important distinctions to make between the two when it comes to policy resolutions like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal, however.
How the Green New Deal Can Avoid Climate Colonialism
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.
Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says.
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.
Democrats Would Be Foolish Not to Embrace the Green New Deal
Putting climate at the center of the Democratic platform isn't divisive—quite the opposite. It's a uniting, winning strategy.