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A Green New Deal for India?

A new report from the Political Economy Research Institute puts forth a proposal to boost equity while lowering carbon emissions. Shouvik Chakraborty, an author of the report, explains Story Transcript DHARNA NOOR: It’s The Real News. I’m Dharna Noor. India is home to over 1.3 billion people. It’s the most populous country in the world. […]

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How Can We Design a Green New Deal?

1,400 people gathered to discuss how to build infrastructure—and movements—that support decarbonization and equity. We spoke to one of the event’s hosts, Daniel Aldana Cohen. Story Transcript This story was produced as a part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. DANIEL ALDANA […]

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10,000 Farmers and Ranchers Call on Congress to Pass Green New Deal

A diverse coalition of trees and ranchers, organized by the Sunrise Movement and Regeneration International, presented a letter to Congress, urging passage of a Green New Deal Story Transcript GREG WILPERT: Representatives of a national coalition of 10,000 U.S. farmers and ranchers announced the delivery of a letter to Congress in support of the Green […]

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A Green New Deal for Public Housing Is Key to a Carbon-Free Future

One of the architects of GND for Housing and an organizer from US Gulf communities talk about the politically transformative movement that could unite the working class and help build the Green New Deal. Story Transcript MARC STEINER: Welcome to The Real News. I’m Marc Steiner. Great to have you all with us once again. […]

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Laura Flanders Show: Naomi Klein on the Case for a Green New Deal

In this episode of the Laura Flanders Show, author and activist Naomi Klein discusses her new book, On Fire, in which she argues that addressing the climate crisis requires more than simply reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Through a series of essays, Klein makes the case for a Green New Deal that tackles the causes and […]

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Does Baltimore Need a Green New Deal?

The Sunrise Movement’s Baltimore hub held a town hall on how a federal Green New Deal could help Baltimore—especially Baltimore’s most vulnerable residents Story Transcript Photo credit: Ryan Harvey DHARNA NOOR: It’s The Real News. I’m Dharna Noor. Over 100 people gathered at the War Memorial Building on Tuesday to take up the question: What […]