How to really judge whether 2020 candidates support the Green New Deal? Look at their climate plans.


There was no shortage of Green New Deal fans on the primary debate stage in Miami last week. Of the 20 debate-qualified Democrats vying to oust President Trump next November, almost all have come out in favor of the progressive proposal to pair fighting climate change with economic reforms.

But is support for the Green New Deal still the best way to determine if your favorite candidate is a climate hawk? As more and more presidential hopefuls release ambitious climate plans, that particular green credential is rapidly growing outdated.

Source: Grist