Can the Green New Deal make it through Congress? Here are 5 things you need to know.
The Green New Deal, an ambitious platform seeking to combat climate change is being championed by progressives like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-N.Y.). "Unlike previous proposals to reduce carbon emissions through small cost increases, the Green New Deal outlines the equivalent of a war effort — a coordinated response across society."
Leah Stokes (PHD '15, SM'15) contributes to Washington Post's Politics to discuss the plan, the political landscape it must weather, and what likely impacts we might see as a result. Read the full article here.