With climate concerns now front and center, public utilities’ democratic ownership structure makes them a much more pliable tool for a just green transition than their corporate counterparts.
If any American government action adequately addresses the climate crisis, it will be the inheritor of Jay Inslee’s born-to-lose campaign.
The Kigali Amendment didn’t have the glamour or press coverage of the Paris Agreement. But it may be the most significant international climate change agreement to date.
The problem is environmental racism. The solution is empowering communities to keep sustainable energy local.
We sat down with Maine State Representative Chloe Maxmin to talk about Maine’s Green New Deal, collaborating with labor, and climate organizing in rural communities.
Like its 1930s counterpart, the Green New Deal should champion democratic cooperation in electricity.
Land use has been a tool of oppression, but it can also be a tool of our liberation.
The job of the political left is to continuously remind skeptics that a GND and M4A stand to greatly expand individual agency and freedom.
The Left would benefit from treating policy goals and political strategy differently—particularly when it comes to the Green New Deal.
Proponents of the GND must think outside the box. Harnessing the power of eminent domain to keep fossil fuels in the ground is exactly the kind of transformative and creative strategy we need to embrace in order to do so.