Welcome to your first day on the job, Mayor Lori Lightfoot. I have an idea. Create a Green New Deal for Chicago. The Green New Deal, a resolution aimed at combating climate change, urges the federal government to adopt policies that create renewable energy jobs, provide clean air and water, work
Building the capacity for renewable energy involves the extraction of resources such as cobalt, lithium and nickel from the global south. The green revolution will be dirtier than we think
A controversial pipeline has emerged as a major test of New York’s clean energy ambitions, at a time when the state is marketing itself as a leader on climate action. President Donald Trump, a staunch supporter of fossil fuels, has repeatedly criticized states like New York and California for blocking pipelines. And Gov. Andrew Cuomo [
Eric Trump and Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio had a nasty spat on Twitter following the mayor's Green New Deal rally he held in the lobby of Trump Tower.
There is a “major shift” afoot in corporate America on climate change, according to Axios. On Monday, energy reporter Amy Harder reported that major companies “across virtually all sectors of the economy, including big oil producers, are beginning to lobby Washington, D.C., to put a price on carbon dioxide emissions.” These companies, in other words, are asking the government to make them pay more in taxes in an effort to solve global warming.
by WorldTribune Staff, May 20, 2019
Marx and Lenin used to cheer for the “heightening of the contradictions” of capitalism. The socialists in northwest Washington, D.C., on Monday night stretched contradictions to the ceiling. But the contradictions were not those of the capitalist system but those of contemporary American socialism.