South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg Endorses Green New Deal

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"The Green New Deal is now a litmus test for progressive leadership in 2019", Prakash said. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) aims to reduce greenhouse gases, among other goals.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to get away with falsely claiming that "doctored" versions of the weird Green New Deal FAQ document released with her resolution last week were floating around on the internet.

Elaborating on her stance, Cortez said that the funding for her latest proposal would have to come from sources that expand beyond the realm of traditional taxation.

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Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg on Sunday endorsed a Green New Deal, saying the blueprint needs fine-turning but provides a framework for addressing climate change and revamping the Rust Belt economy.

Although the removed fact sheet may have led to some confusion about what exactly was in the Green New Deal, neither the deleted page nor the official bill contained any mention of "recycled urine".

The billionaire businessman and a proud climate change skeptic stopped short of traditionally branding it the "worst deal" ever, but he apparently believes spending trillions to fully transform and rebuild the United States economy would be a waste that'd undermine America's competitive advantage on the world stage. "I definitely support this movement", said one student generally. Global warming is a threat to the planet. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) explained in a video on Friday, is intentionally written as a broad prescription rather than detailed legislation, its demands for transforming the US economy and energy system away from fossil fuels are unequivocal, as is its call to "promote justice and equity by stopping current, preventing future, and repairing historic oppression of indigenous communities, 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".

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The plan does not explicitly call for eliminating the use of fossil fuels, The Associated Press reported.

Ocasio-Cortez faced immediate backlash for some of the GND's authoritarian proposals-even from interest groups aligned with the Democratic Party's green agenda, such as the Sierra Club.

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