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One Planet: The growing movement for a Green New Deal

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  What will the new young and diverse class just sworn into Congress do about climate change? The ambitious Green New Deal, which would create living wage jobs and drastically reduce carbon emissions, has been endorsed by dozens of members of Congress and activists across the country.

What would a Green New Deal look like? And what role can local communities play in pushing this national movement?

Guests:

Isaac Silk, Sunrise Movement member

 

Greg Carlock, Green New Deal Research Director at Data for Progress

 

Congresswoman Jackie Speier, California's 14th District US Representative

Web Resources:

 

The Green New Deal, Explained—Vox

Sunrise Movement

A Green New Deal report by Data For Progress

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ proposal for a Select Committee for a Green New Deal

 

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.