"Let's vote on the Green New Deal!"
On Thursday, February 7, New York City Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined Massachusetts Senator Jeff Markey in Washington, D.C.to introduce a public policy proposal to combat both man-made climate change and create millions of jobs with better wages as well as benefits to reduce income inequalities.More news: Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 chipset will power your next flagship phone
I think it's absolutely realistic and I frankly think we need to set our sights high. There are a lot of people who said it wasn't realistic for the United States to get a man on the moon by the end of the 1960s1 when President Kennedy initially outlined that goal but we did it. But we did it.
"We set a goal to get to net-zero, rather than zero emissions, in 10 years because we aren't sure that we'll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast", Ocasio-Cortez said. Global warming is a threat to the planet. According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the budget for fiscal year 2019 is $4.4 trillion.More news: Grammys Producer Ken Ehrlich Responds to Ariana Grande: "It Was a Surprise"
Lastly, she also added that in order for the Green New Deal to succeed, the Federal Reserve would have to step in and back the giant economic overhaul- primarily by printing new bills which would most likely push the financial body beyond its 2% inflation target.
His supporters in the meantime have been calling out the advocates of the proposal as hypocrites, who just pretend to care about climate while flying private jets, going as far as calling the Green movement "the new Red".More news: Franks scores 34 again, Washington State beats Arizona 69-55