The new climate "gold standard" for Democratic presidential hopefuls

The new climate

Maybe Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will have to be satisfied being merely green with envy.

The self-described Democratic socialist spoke on Thursday alongside several liberal groups, including MoveOn and United We Dream, a pro-immigration group that calls for ICE to be abolished. The resolution not only calls for a rapid overhaul of the country's power market, but also sets a number of social justice and welfare goals - proposals that go well beyond climate change.

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It also picked up the support Thursday of former Vice President Al Gore, who released a statement saying it marked "the beginning of a crucial dialogue on climate legislation in the U.S".

The New York Representative tied her open borders claim to her denunciation of funding for the Department of Homeland Security. Ed Markey of MA are introducing a joint resolution Thursday laying out the main elements of a legislative plan.

Nearly every major new economic initiative proposed by Democrats - the Green New Deal, Medicare for all, debt-free college - has a common feature: Unlike most current social programs, it would benefit younger Americans at the expense of older Americans.

The ambitious proposal, presented on Thursday by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) and Senator Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts), lays out a plan to "mobilize every aspect of American society at a scale not seen since World War 2" to achieve "net-zero greenhouse gas emissions" while creating "economic prosperity for all". To achieve this, the blueprint suggests to "upgrade or replace every building in the US for state-of-the-art energy efficiency", among other things.

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But Ocasio-Cortez didn't seem to mind Pelosi's remarks on her flagship climate change proposal, much less calling it by the wrong name. There are specific flaws, too, including the neglect of nuclear power as a potentially important bridge between fossil fuels and the ideal of all-renewable energy.

The panel will be chaired by Rep. Kathy Castor of Florida, who was chosen in December.

"Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal represents an quake in the Democratic Party and American politics where a working class Latina bartender from the Bronx is now proposing and leading the most serious solution to rewrite America's social contract and stave off climate disaster".

Government can take an equity stake in Green New Deal projects "so the public gets a return on its investment", she said.

An analysis by Fox News last month showed at least eight potential and current Democratic 2020 candidates have voiced support for or touted aspects of the proposal - including Sens. President Donald Trump has scrapped Obama's plan, which imposed emissions limits on coal-fired power plants, as a job-killer.

The Democrats are likely to meet resistance to their proposal in Congress, especially in the Republican-controlled Senate.

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