(1) it is the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal; “(E) to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions through a fair and just transition for all communities and workers;” Every person on earth should always strive to make our planet as clean and safe for our families and future generations asRead More
The environmental and economic policy decisions being made now will affect you and your family.
“(D) to promote justice and equity by stopping current, preventing future, and repairing historic oppression of indigenous peoples, communities of color, migrant communities, deindustrialized communities, depopulated rural communities, the poor, low-income workers, women, the elderly, the unhoused, people with disabilities, and youth (referred to in this resolution as ‘‘frontline and vulnerable communities’’);“ Why is thisRead More
“(C) to secure for all people of the United States for generations to come— (i) clean air and water; (ii) climate and community resiliency; (iii) healthy food; (iv) access to nature; and (v) a sustainable environment; and“ Everyone deserves clean air and water. It is absurd that this has become a political issue. Does one’sRead More
“(B) to invest in the infrastructure and industry of the United States to sustainably meet the challenges of the 21st century;” Government investments are not the answer to all of society’s problems, especially existing environmental problems. To properly address issues of 21st-century sustainability and resilience, we need leadership. There are tens of thousands of toxicRead More
“(A) to create millions of good, high-wage jobs and ensure prosperity and economic security for all people of the United States;” The creation of “good, high-wage jobs” is a function of a healthy economy. The transition from inefficient, dirty fuel sources to cleaner, more efficient fuel sources has created jobs at an astounding rate. AsRead More