What is really in the Green New Deal?
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The Green New Deal is an aspiring plan to fight the effects of global warming. It is the only American plan that really recognizes the size of the imminent emergency. And it contains some tough truths that we may not want to hear.
Read the Green New Deal resolution here: https://ocasio-cortez.house.gov/sites/ocasio-cortez.house.gov/files/Resolution%20on%20a%20Green%20New%20Deal.pdf
For extra context I suggest this piece by Vox’s Umair Irfan on the United Nations weather report, where the world’s best climatologists let us know how urgent of a problem this is: https://www.vox.com/2018/10/8/17948832/climate-change-global-warming-un-ipcc-report
This piece from Vox’s David Roberts, proves that world leaders truly are not taking this urgency earnestly. https://www.vox.com/2016/10/4/13118594/2-degrees-no-more-fossil-fuels
Finally, you should read this explainer of the Green New Deal, followed by this story (in list form) by Hannah Northey:
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