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New York State Reaches Landmark Deal On Green New Deal-Style Climate Bill

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Wed, 06/19/2019 - 9:36pm

New York lawmakers reached a deal late Sunday night to pass one of the most ambitious climate bills in the nation, setting the Empire State on a course to shape what the Green New Deal could look like at a state level.

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Democrats unveil Green New Deal with support from at least 5 presidential hopefuls

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Sun, 02/10/2019 - 4:31pm

Democrats launched a sweeping plan Thursday to transform the U.S. economy to combat climate change and create thousands of jobs in renewable energy, signaling its likely elevation as a central campaign issue in 2020 despite President Donald Trump's failure to mention climate change in his State of the Union address.

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Let's hold the 2020 presidential candidates accountable on climate change

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Sun, 12/16/2018 - 3:35pm

The idea that we’re about to enter into 23 consecutive months of presidential campaigning is almost literally unbearable. And not just because it means endless dumb takes on Beto vs. Bernie vs. Biden. It’s unbearable because we need the time for other things.