All Articles on Green New Deal

A return to “normal” in governments’ policies towards fossil fuel production—which were largely still enabling its expansion—is out of the question. To “build back better,” governments must exit the unstable boom-bust cycles of extraction, and instead manage its phase-out in a predictable, people-centered, and Paris-proof way. (Photo: Views
5 Reasons We Must Act Now to End Oil and Gas Production
The world needs a recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic that dispatches with the old subservience to the fossil fuel industry and instead puts health first, provides relief directly to people, centers workers and communities not corporate executives, builds solidarity across borders, and—crucially—...
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A Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farmer works on his field in Ghent, Belgium on May 21, 2020. News
Fridays for Future Europe Calls for Transforming Agricultural Policy to Tackle the Climate Crisis
"E.U. politicians must recognize that a great hope to combat the climate crisis and the collapse of biodiversity lies in agriculture."
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Naomi Klein and Arundhati Roy Help Launch Global Green New Deal Project With Worldwide Invitation
"The time to build the future we deserve is now, and international solidarity is the tool we need to begin its construction."
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Fortunately, we have an alternative to this fossil-fuelled, neoliberal capitalist normal: the Green New Deal. (Photo: Climate Justice Ottawa) Views
The Way Out of the COVID-19 Crisis Is a Green New Deal
This crisis has reinforced what we already know—our current economic system is leading us down a path of destruction.
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Climate change activists from the group "No Going Back—another world is possible," took part in a social distancing protest on May, 4 2020 in St. Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom. News
After Coronavirus Triggers 17% Emissions Drop, Experts Say Only 'Fundamental Structural Change' Can Save Humanity's Future
The research "underscores a simple truth," says climate scientist Michael Mann. "Individual behavior alone ...won't get us there."
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Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) sits across from Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.) during a roundtable discussion about refugee and human rights at the Oxfam America Boston headquarters on Oct. 1, 2019. News
Progressives Slam Oil-Soaked Steny Hoyer for Backing Joe Kennedy III Over Green New Deal Champion Ed Markey
"Hoyer does not actually have a problem with primary challengers, he has a problem with progressives."
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Studies of past emerging disease epidemics have taught us that  testing alone will not prevent new outbreaks. To re-open the economy we must undertake the most massive effort to trace and isolate new infections in history. (Photo: ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)  Views
To Re-Open Safely We Need a "Health Force" of Disease Detectives
In the long run such a workforce could help address the long-standing shortage of primary care in the United States—including community-based programming to assist families with preventive health, nutrition, exercise, chronic diseases and mental health needs.
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A worker installs solar panels at the Solarpark Eggersdorf solar park on September 4, 2012 near Muencheberg, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Views
Covid-19 Is a Reason To Start the Green New Deal Now
We can get out of this depression and save the planet all at once.
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'The Movement Is Still Here': Sanders Allies Chart Next Steps in Fight for Medicare for All, Green New Deal, and a Just Future
"Senator Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign but you can't suspend a revolution. We have a lot of work to do."
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Activists hold signs calling for a Green New Deal Views
Coronavirus Class Politics: Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste
The crisis can lead to a more fair and just society.
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