by Michael Brune, Sierra Club’s Executive Director
No matter how much Andrew Wheeler, Mitch McConnell, and corporate polluters might wish it would go away, the Green New Deal shows no sign of fading from our political discourse, and here’s why: At its heart, the Green New Deal is more than a legislative agenda. It’s a […]
On January 15, Governor Cuomo of New York announced his bold plans for the “Green New Deal,” (not to be confused with the recent proposal of the same name made by congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) as a response to pressure from progressives concerned about rapid climate change.
This comes on the heels of […]
Green New Deal presented by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Edward Markey. Photo: Senate Democrats, Wikimedia Commons.
For all the talk about the Green New Deal (GND), I suspect that the number of people who really understand it is not large.
To start with, it is […]