101: What's the deal with the Green New Deal?

It's more about the political climate.

Source: https://www.marketplace.org/2019/02/19/sustainability/make-me-smart-kai-and-molly/101-whats-green-new-deal

Nine Key Questions About the Green New Deal - The New York Times

If you’ve heard a lot recently about the Green New Deal but still aren’t quite sure what it is, we’re here to help.

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/21/climate/green-new-deal-questions-answers.html

AOC explains why ‘farting cows’ were considered in Green New Deal

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spent plenty of air time explaining "farting cows," as she defended her so-called Green New Deal on the premiere of Showtime’s “Desus & Mero.”

Source: https://nypost.com/2019/02/22/aoc-explains-why-farting-cows-were-considered-in-green-new-deal/

The Green New Deal, explained - Vox

An insurgent movement is pushing Democrats to back an ambitious climate change solution.

Source: https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2018/12/21/18144138/green-new-deal-alexandria-ocasio-cortez

Cory Booker, Likely 2020 Contender, Says He Supports Green New Deal

He joins Sen. Bernie Sanders in backing the plan to combat climate change, and becomes the second likely presidential candidate to do so.

Source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/cory-booker-green-new-deal_us_5c1415ffe4b05d7e5d81f322

A Green New Deal? Whatever it is, 2020 Democrats support it

The notion is pushing its way to the center of the presidential contest, as a policy imperative in combating climate change and as an anti-Trump message.

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/the-green-new-deal-a-green-new-deal-whatever-it-is-2020-democrats-support-it/2019/01/30/a75166d4-2340-11e9-ad53-824486280311_story.html?utm_term=.05081c363424

Ocasio-Cortez spends her first day on Capitol Hill protesting climate change in Pelosi's office

New York Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez paid her first visit to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's Capitol Hill office on Tuesday -- alongside a group of millennial protesters staging a sit-in over climate change.

Source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/13/politics/ocasio-cortez-pelosi-protest/index.html

What Green New Dealers can learn from the first New Deal - The Washington Post

The hard part of a Green New Deal isn’t environmental reform. It’s social justice.

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2019/01/31/what-green-new-dealers-can-learn-first-new-deal/

The Green New Deal wants America to invest in high-speed rail - Vox

High-speed trains already compete with planes in many parts of the world. They also have far lower carbon emissions.

Source: https://www.vox.com/2019/2/8/18215774/green-new-deal-high-speed-train-air-travel

Green New Deal: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is making climate change a 2020 litmus test - Vox

Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal House resolution is officially here.

Source: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/2/7/18203910/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-green-new-deal-2020