A Green New Deal

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The Green New Deal is a Congressional resolution directing the federal government to tackle climate change and income inequality together through a 10-year mobilization that “achieve[s] net-zero greenhouse gas emissions...create[s] millions of good, high-wage jobs…[and] invest[s] in the infrastructure and industry of the United States to sustainably meet the challenge of the 21st century.” In short, it says what and why, but not how. “How” will be hashed out in conversations, proposed legislation, and presidential campaigns over the next couple of years—if we hold our representatives accountable for doing so. Let’s get to work.

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