"We are going to be pressuring all the 2020 contenders, especially the senators, to co-sponsor the bill", Stephen O'Hanlon, a spokesperson for the Sunrise Movement, a climate change group that staged a high-profile sit-in in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office in November which Ocasio-Cortez attended, told CBS News.
Pelosi has long championed stronger environmental rules, and described climate change as her "flagship" political issue.
The goals outlined in the Green New Deal respond to the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which said global temperatures must be kept less than 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels to avoid the most severe impacts of a changing climate, its authors said.
In drafting the proposal, Ocasio-Cortez and her fellow progressive lawmakers appear to have envisioned that the trillions of dollars in new government spending it would require would be financed entirely on credit. Trump, who has expressed doubts about climate change, also is likely to oppose it. They denounced the plan at House hearings on climate change on Wednesday.
The Green New Deal will be "accomplished through a 10-year national mobilization".
Nearly as an afterthought, the resolutioncalled for providing "all people of the United States" with "high-quality health care", as well as affordable housing, economic security, and access to clean air, water, "healthy and affordable food, and nature".
Legislation must "promote justice and equity by stopping current, preventing future, and repairing historic oppression of indigenous communities, communities of color, migrant communities, deindustrialized communities, depopulated rural communities, the poor, low-income workers, women, the elderly, the unhoused, people with disabilities, and youth (referred to in this resolution as "frontline and vulnerable communities")".
The plan also promises to support "family farming", "science-based projects", and "high-speed rail".
Labor unions would receive a large slice of the pie: the resolutions would ensure "high-quality union jobs that pay prevailing wages", strengthen union collective-bargaining rights, and guarantee "a job with a family-sustaining wage, adequate family and medical leave, paid vacations, and retirement security to all people of the United States".
The Green New Deal "must be developed through transparent and inclusive consultations".
Among other things, the "Green New Deal" calls for concrete plans to "achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions through a fair and just transition for all communities and workers".
It also calls for the government to "create affordable public transit available to all, with [the] goal to replace every combustion-engine vehicle".
Spurring massive growth in clean manufacturing in the US, while also overhauling the USA transportation system to promote clean energy. "Its aspirational goals will help our country combat climate change through clean and renewable energy, create millions of new jobs in the process, and safeguard our environment for generations to come".
Scott only got a few minutes onstage solo, and for most of it, people on social media were very distracted by this fashion choice. The Jazz point guard busted out the acoustic guitar and had the party singing a classic from Maroon 5 in " She Will Be Loved ".
Kelly from streaming services and French rock band Phoenix apologized for collaborating with the singer in 2013. The country has previously denied visas to Chris Brown and Floyd Mayweather, the paper reported.
Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant , who can both become free agents in the summer, are believed to be the targets for the Knicks. Once that happened, they chose to trade the All-Star forward who was thought to be one of the key players for their future.
Four of the cases involve children under the age of 2, while the fifth involves a woman in her 30s, news station KHOU reported. Measles, which was once a deadly disease among American children, is considered to be extremely rare.
Higher American output is threatening to offset cuts by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies. Meanwhile, hopes for thawing China-US relations have also helped ease concerns over slowing economic growth.
Gunners head coach Unai Emery chose to bench Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey and January signing Denis Suarez heading into the clash. Unai Emery has revealed Denis Suarez trained alone on Monday in a bid to speed up the process of his Arsenal adaptation.
We need to find solutions and in these past few games we haven't. "There's plenty we can improve on which is nice to know". The game between West Ham and Liverpool on Monday night finished 1-1 but it has been overshadowed by this horrid footage.
Canada Post has suspended mail delivery for the rest of the day in Southern Ontario and the GTA due to unsafe weather conditions. Tomorrow, periods of light snow or freezing drizzle changing to periods of ice pellets or freezing rain in the afternoon.
BB&T and SunTrust merging into new bank
On March 12, 2022, Rogers will also become Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the combined company and its bank subsidiary. The combined company will be rebranded and establish a new headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Milky Way galaxy is 'warped, twisted' not flat
They used 1,339 pulsating stars - young, newly catalogued stars bigger and brighter than our sun - to map the galaxy's shape. Liu Chao, senior researcher and co-author of the paper said that the researchers observed other "warped" spiral galaxies.
Munster player joins Ireland's Six Nations squad
Ringrose's absence means Robbie Henshaw could move back into the centre, with Rob Kearney perhaps brought back in. Andrew Conway was injured in training last week, and will undergo rehabilitation with his province Munster.