Green New Deal gains traction on the campaign trail


Momentum for the Green New Deal is building — not so much in the halls of Congress, but on the presidential campaign trail.

Even though Senate quashed the proposal earlier this year, three different 2020 hopefuls this week continued to seize upon the moniker as they unveil climate plans that push the poles of debate to the left. Their sweeping plans to curtail climate-warming emissions globally involve both increasing diplomatic pressure abroad and ramping up spending at home, reflect the multi-faceted approach espoused by Green New Deal proponents.

Source: washingtonpost