On Oct. 28, 2021, Exxon CEO Darren Woods testified that his company’s public statements “are and have always been truthful” and that the company “does not spread disinformation regarding climate change.” But here’s what corporate documents from the past six decades show.
Today, Europe has 5,400 turbines rising from the ocean with a capacity of 25 gigawatts, of energy – enough to power more than 8 million homes.
The center of America is not Washington, D.C. The center of America is the neighborhoods where 330 million Americans are raising their kids and trying to put food on the table and trying to love their neighbor. That’s the center of America.
We may be at a tipping point for the defeat of fossil fuels.
The next wave of infrastructure spending cannot be business as usual. The Green Stimulus plan offers a necessary framework for getting this right.
Remaking the Economy for the People
This is a moment when we can implement measures to help boost the economy, create jobs, and build climate resilience.
What if we decided not to drive off the climate cliff? What if we chose to radically change course and save both our habitat and ourselves? We realized that the biggest obstacle to the kind of transformative change the Green New Deal envisions is overcoming the skepticism that humanity could ever pull off something at this scale and speed.
The Green New Deal is even more socially capacious than the old one, embracing as it does the need for universal health care, a guaranteed annual income, a program of affordable housing, commitments to truly clean water and air, and a revolution in the production of healthy food.
Even in such a divided and troubled country, there is hope. Between us we can beat the climate destroyers.
Millennials suffer stagnant wages and high expenses in an economy not designed for them — but there’s hope.
Does organized labor actually support or oppose the Green New Deal? What about environmental organizations? If you’re not even sure how to answer such questions, you’re not alone.
Feckless democrats or reckless authoritarians: Lifeboat Earth doesn’t stand much of a chance with such options.
Despite ridicule by Republican leaders, calls for a Green New Deal resonate with 80 percent of Americans.