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

by Faiz Ahmed last modified 2019-02-08T15:46:15-04:00
"The document also endorses universal healthcare, a jobs guarantee and free higher education – a huge shift in messaging from nearly a decade ago, when Democrats were advocating for a cap-and-trade system to limit greenhouse gases by allotting industry permits for pollution. ... Ocasio-Cortez, a democratic socialist from New York who has been in Congress for just over a month, centered her campaign on climate change and a Green New Deal. But the resolution itself focuses on the tenets of a progressive policy platform as much as it does on climate change."
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