The new version calls for a $180 billion investment to retrofit public housing to eliminate all carbon emissions, The Hill reported Thursday. The housing units would use solar panels and other green energy resources to meet those goals.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey retweeted links to a report signed by more than 11,000 scientists who argue that the population “must be stabilized — and, ideally, gradually reduced — within a framework that ensures social integrity.”
Intentionally blocking traffic, as the Shut Down coalition says it will do, is “not lawful activity,” Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) spokeswoman Alaina Gertz told the Daily Caller News Foundation.
The big problem with the upcoming “Global Climate Strike and Week of Action” is that the shock troops in this strike are expected to be public school students who will march out of class in order to participate in the mayhem.
During the seven hour CNN marathon town hall on climate change with the Democratic candidates, Joe Biden hit on the true scientific reality about the policies being offered up as solutions — they won’t work.
Both plans aim to create 100% renewable energy, reach complete decarbonization, tax fossil fuels, set zero-emission standard for all new cars and create a fully green economy, among other things. Sanders aims to reach 100% renewable energy by 2030.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released his most comprehensive green plan yet, which echoes the “Green New Deal” popularized by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez last year.
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are teaming up to push a resolution that calls for enormous federal action to tackle man-made global warming.
Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s climate change plan would divert future spending on military procurement to finance her own version of the Green New Deal.
“Science tells us that how we act or fail to act in the next 12 years will determine the very livability of our planet,” Biden said.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will join Democratic New York Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez at a Green New Deal rally Monday night at Howard University in Washington, D.C.