Published: Tue, February 12, 2019
World Media | By Cesar Oliver

Dem Sen. Murphy: Green New Deal Comparable to Moon Landing

Dem Sen. Murphy: Green New Deal Comparable to Moon Landing

Buttigieg said climate change is partially to blame for these floods being so close to each other. Among the proposals initially listed in the plan were moving away completely from oil, coal, and natural gas within ten years, creating a high-speed rail system to help eliminate air travel, and renovating every home in America. They also mocked the botched roll-out of the half-baked initiative, where the draft document published by "mistake" featured some mind-boggling passages like the one offering economic security for all who are "unwilling to work".

However, Saikat Chakrabarti, Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff, admitted that the FAQ shared with NPR and posted on Ocasio-Cortez's website was incomplete. Ocasio-Cortez's office released the resolution to reporters on Wednesday night with a separate FAQ document that seemed to contradict some aspects of the resolution, including taking stances on nuclear energy and farming emissions that didn't appear in the official document.

Since its unveiling, the plan has garnered noticeable support from young Americans on social media.

First, asking their original perception of the plan, students made clear that they were on board.

"I think the elegance, from a policy perspective, of the concept of the Green New Deal, is that it matches a sense of urgency about that problem with climate change with a sense of opportunity around what the solutions might represent", Buttigieg explained.

"I like that it's progressive, that it's gonna push the world forward".

Asked at a Sunday town hall about the Green New Deal, Mr. Allred said, "I certainly support some of the goals of the Green New Deal, and I think we don't know all the specifics around it and that's where I think we're going to have to flesh out some of that", as shown in a Facebook video, adding that he supports expanding solar and wind power in Texas.

"I think one way that the right does try to mischaracterize what we're doing, as though it's like some kind of massive Government takeover", she told MSNBC's Chuck Todd in an exclusive interview.

"It doesn't sound like something I would be behind".

"I think 10 years is a little extreme".

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