The public does not want "carbon austerity" or "climate totalitarianism," but they can get excited about growth, diversification and new horizons.
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thinks her Republican colleague, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, is "deeply unwell," and "clearly needs some help," amid Greene's increasingly aggressive demands for a debate between the two.
The controversial GOP representative is said to have confronted AOC outside the House chamber this week and accused her of supporting "terrorists."
Marjorie Taylor Greene shouted at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez outside the House chamber, calling her a "terrorist sympathizer."
Across the nation, coal, oil and natural gas are all used far more cleanly than in past decades, allowing our air to grow cleaner without draconian overreach from climate activists.
"You've never been a business owner and you have no clue what you're doing," Greene said she told Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
The Georgia Republican congresswoman finished reading the Green New Deal on Thursday, priming her to scheduling a debate with Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
The Republican representative tweeted that she planned to debate her Democratic colleague, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, on her proposal, but only after she had finished reading "all 14 pages" of it.
"After I finish reading all 14 pages, like we agreed, I'll schedule time for our debate," Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) tweeted to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday while announcing a debate on the Green New Deal.
"The climate crisis is a crisis born of injustice, and it is a crisis born of the pursuit of profit at any and all human and ecological cost," the New York Democrat said.
Infrastructure upgrades consistently poll well among the public. A Monmouth University poll released in January found 61 percent of the people surveyed rated transportation and infrastructure as "very important" or "extremely important."
"Young conservatives view climate change as a threat to American security and prosperity and believe the government should respond accordingly," said Kiera O'Brien of Young Conservatives for Carbon Dividends.
"A Biden White House and blue Senate is a very bullish political backdrop and a potential 'game changer' for Tesla and the overall EV sector in the US, with a more green-driven agenda now certainly in the cards over the next few years," said Daniel Ives, an analyst at Wedbush Securities.
The Texas Republican urged regulators to intervene against electric companies profiting from the severe winter weather.
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Environmentalism has become a vanity project of the jet set that directly harms working-class interests. And it's this green agenda that directly threatens the working class that Biden has prioritized as he has taken command of the federal government .
The president said he did not back the Green Deal before he was elected but his environmental orders announced on Wednesday have still been hailed by progressives.
Bill Peduto wants a green Marshall Plan to create nearly half a million jobs in a region formerly dependent on fossil fuels.
Comedian and Georgia resident Corey Ryan Forrester calls out right-wing propaganda on social media.
With a slim majority in the House next year, Congress' most liberal current and incoming lawmakers flexed their newfound power and issued a warning shot to the president-elect.
Sanders has reportedly intensified his campaign to be appointed Labor secretary in Biden's incoming administration cabinet.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said moderate Democrats like Alabama's Senator Doug Jones see the same structural issues within the Democratic Party.
"Don't blame myself and others who are fighting for issues that matter to our communities," Tlaib said. House Democrats lost seven seats in battleground districts during the general election.
Those in the Keystone State worried Joe Biden's energy policies might hurt jobs, see the vice president as a better champion of workers' rights than President Donald Trump.
Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that Democrats "want to abolish fossil fuels and ban fracking which would cost hundreds of thousands of American jobs all across the heartland."
"It's a massive job-creation and infrastructure plan to decarbonize & increase quality of work and life," Ocasio-Cortez wrote.
The New York representative said: "He specifically name-checked an actual white supremacist organization."
Progressive lawmakers are looking to breathe new life into the sweeping environmental plan that aims to combat a warming climate, and Joe Biden could play a major role in helping them do it.
His statement may rile left-leaning climate change activists and supporters of renewable energy, including members of his own Climate Change policy team.
Across the globe, policies once dismissed as impossible have already been implemented—and to get America out of the post-pandemic slump, bold thinking is essential.