Green New Deal

Milan’s Plan to Limit Cars After COVID-19 Lockdown Lauded as ‘Excellent Example of #BuildBackBetter’

22 miles of car free streets for pedestrians and bicycles……”The coronavirus pandemic has sparked calls for a global Green New Deal and just recovery that incorporates climate action—particularly a swift transition to 100% renewable energy and other initiatives to cut planet-heating emissions—into rebuilding the world’s economy. The crisis has also elevated concerns about air quality, as …

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Linking Arms: Farmers, Consumers and Climate Activists Launch National Coalition for a Green New Deal

“The “cooperation of society” must include not only consumer demand, but also policy support. Yet it’s tough to get policy support for organic and regenerative farmers and ranchers—when Big Ag spends more on lobbying for policies to prop up its degenerative GMO monoculture and factory farm practices than do lobbyists for the defense sector, as …

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CAFF & Farmers Guild: Tonight: Ag & the Green New Deal in Sebastopol, CA

Tonight: Ag & the Green New Deal in Sebastopol, CA TONIGHT! TUESDAY MAY 7 With climate change threatening our farms and food system, more Americans are calling instead for bold, sweeping legislation to develop a carbon-neutral economy as soon as possible. For some, the Green New Deal holds this promise. Others remain wary. But what does …

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Green New Deal Too Expensive? New GAO Report Details Hundreds of Billions in Climate-Related Damage

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its bienniel “High Risk” report Wednesday and presented its findings to the House and Senate. The study details waste, mismanagement, abuse, and fraud in government agencies and programs, and found that federal inaction regarding climate change is costing U.S. taxpayers tens of billions of dollars annually. Green New Deal Too …

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As ‘Green New Deal’ Demand Grows, Democrats Have Choice: Confront and Defeat Fossil Fuel Industry or Take Credit for ‘Doomed’ Planet

As ‘Green New Deal’ Demand Grows, Democrats Have Choice: Confront and Defeat Fossil Fuel Industry or Take Credit for ‘Doomed’ Planet “No more excuses or timid half-measures—the climate crisis demands action from Democrats.” by Julia Conley, staff writer Progressive congresswomen-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) joined protesters this week in demanding that the …

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