South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg Endorses Green New Deal

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez  during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg Endorses Green New Deal

Many took to Twitter to call out Ocasio-Cortez and her team for attempting to lie about the document. To be even more specific, she has proposed a new 70 % tax on the super-rich that will help fund her vision.

Thanks to the tireless work of young people who have fought to shift political conversations about climate and the economy, Sunrise Movement co-founder and executive director Varshini Prakash pointed out in a statement, the Green New Deal is now "on the national agenda" and endorsed by many Democrats running for president in 2020.

"I think the elegance, from a policy perspective, of the concept of the Green New Deal, is that it matches a sense of urgency about that problem with climate change with a sense of opportunity around what the solutions might represent", Buttigieg explained. Delgado and AOC: "a bad deal for NY".

The billionaire businessman and a proud climate change skeptic stopped short of traditionally branding it the "worst deal" ever, but he apparently believes spending trillions to fully transform and rebuild the USA economy would be a waste that'd undermine America's competitive advantage on the world stage.

Some of the students made clear that they perceive global warming as an apocalyptic concern.

While the resolution, as co-sponsor Sen.

It called for a 100 percent reduction in fossil fuel emissions by 2030.

And part of what the #GreenNewDeal says, at last, is that Flint wasn't an accident.

It's a structural failure to care, & treat these communities fairly.

Trump's critics predictably flooded him with personal attacks, accusations of selling Americans' future to oil corporations and arguments that the Democrats at least have some kind of a plan.

When he told students what, exactly, was in the deal, responses changed.

There are a lot of people who said it wasn't realistic for the United States to get a man on the moon by the end of the 1960s1 when President Kennedy initially outlined that goal but we did it.

Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey (D., Mass.) on Thursday released a 14-page document outlining their Green New Deal, an attempt to drastically overhaul the USA economy and energy system.

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