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What is the Green New Deal?

The climate crisis is the biggest global threat that humanity faces. But despite action being demanded for years, many governments have continued to sustain an economy that’s bad for the environment. The green new deal proposes a different way forward and has been mentioned by the Labour party, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Bernie Sanders in the US, and school strikers around the world. But what does it mean? Maya Goodfellow explores what the green new deal is and how would it work.

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Original Green New Deal report ► https://greennewdealgroup.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/a-green-new-deal.pdf

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