Green New Deal: Ocasio-Cortez unveils bold plan to fight climate change

Environment The Guardian

Blueprint for a carbon-neutral economy has been embraced by prominent Democrats and evokes FDR’s famous legacy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is releasing a broad outline of a vision for the Green New Deal , a plan to battle economic and racial injustice while also fighting climate change. The new congresswoman’s blueprint, to be made public today, does not set a date for phasing out fossil fuels. But it does aim to develop a carbon-neutral economy in 10 years, which would require huge strides in reducing the US’s reliance on oil and gas and coal. Specifically, the resolution says it is the duty of …

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