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.
The Green New Deal has been applauded for its scale and ambition but there are certain elements of the plan that may need to be tweaked to make it work practically.
Investing in healthcare, public higher education and our woefully outdated and dilapidated infrastructure will be expensive, but the cost of not making these investments would be astronomical.
Sanders has released details for how he plans to pay for his plans, including a $2.4 trillion tax on Wall Street speculation to fund free college and a wealth tax on those with a net worth of $32 million to pay for childcare.
Jane Fonda is almost as well known for her activism as she is for her Hollywood career. Now she's taking her climate change protest (and that red coat) to Los Angeles.
"But why is it OK for windmills to destroy the bird population?" Trump said.
Despite its political triumphs worldwide, the radical right has a crucial weakness: it utterly lacks a credible response to the most urgent threat facing the planet.
"It just shows you that only is Facebook not enforcing any kind of truth in advertising, there's no tools for people to get it to the fact-checkers—that I can see—and people believe it," the man behind the fake 90-second ad told Newsweek.
Ahead of the UN Summit on climate change next week, teenage activist Greta Thunberg addressed Washington lawmakers — and told them their actions aren't good enough.
As a whole, Democratic primary voters showed a willingness to shift their support to another candidate—should a candidate release a more ambitious climate change plan than their current top choice.
Tom Steyer said the removal of corporations from controlling the U.S. government and reversing the effects of climate change are the two most urgent pieces of his 2020 platform.
Here's what the Green New Deal is estimated to cost. Thankfully, we don't have to rely on pie-in-the-sky proposals to combat climate change.
A comprehensive climate policy could create new livelihoods for rural Americans and farmers suffering under Trump administration policies.
A shift from fossil fuels to clean energy could leave many workers behind. That's why the climate proposal includes provisions for protecting workers' rights.
"They're talking about banning airplanes in 10 years," Elizabeth Harrington inaccurately claimed. "The Democrat is pushing a radical agenda."
"We are moving forward to address climate change," EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said.
President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani attacked the record of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as he clashed with Eric Trump over emissions fines.
Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders took the stage at Howard University to discuss the urgency of climate change action.
Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders agreed that Joe Biden's reported "middle ground" climate change plan is not acceptable.
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called Joe Biden's "middle ground approach" to climate change "unacceptable."
John Oliver recruited Nye to help highlight the seriousness of global warming.
"Europe is the continent that started this mess and bears the responsibility for leading the way out," author and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis told Newsweek.
A Republican strategist told Fox News that Joe Biden's poll numbers are "as good as it's ever going to get" and that Bernie Sanders' recent slide in the polls is due to every 2020 Democratic candidate "cannibalizing" his campaign platform.
The Democratic presidential candidate said his plan would ensure the U.S. achieves net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but it comes with a price tag.
O'Rourke also compared the Green New Deal to the Great Depression while campaigning at the University of Virginia.
Polls suggest that progressive policies such as the Green New Deal and Medicare-for-all are actually in line with what the majority of American citizens want their elected lawmakers to support.
"The far-right loves to drum up fear & resistance to immigrants. But have you ever noticed they never talk about what's causing people to flee their homes in the first place?" said New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
He was talking about her involvement with the Green New Deal.