Green New Deal/LEAP

15/02/21
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Democratic Socialists of America - Ecosocialists Working Group
DSA’s Green New Deal Principles
10/02/21
Author: 
Alexis Baden-Mayer

February 2, 2021

On January 27, 2021, President Joe Biden signed his “Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.” This historic action commited the U.S. to achieving “significant short-term global reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and net-zero global emissions by mid-century or before.”

 

01/01/21
Author: 
Harry Holmes

Andreas Malm’s How to Blow Up a Pipeline gives a balanced assessment of the conditions which make sabotage, vandalism, and other forms of strategic direct action necessary in a warming world. This review was first published by Bright Green.

 

09/12/20
Author: 
Naomi Klein
WRITING ABOUT “The Great Reset” is not easy. It has turned into a viral conspiracy theory purporting to expose something no one ever attempted to hide, most of which is not really happening anyway, some of which actually should.
 
It’s extra confusing for me to unpick this particular knot because at the center of it all is a bastardization of a concept I know a little something about: the shock doctrine.
 
 
 
07/12/20
Author: 
Marty Hart-Landsberg

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This is the first in a series of posts that aim to describe and evaluate the World War II mobilization experience in the United States in order to illuminate some of the economic and political challenges we can expect to face as we work for a Green New Deal.  

03/12/20
Author: 
The Energy Mix
Geothermal well - Rjglewis/Wikimedia Commons

Dec. 2, 2020

In a global first, a Saskatoon-based geothermal company has successfully drilled and fracked a 90-degree horizontal well, delivering enough heat to supply electricity to 3,000 homes. And it did so thanks to the expertise of over 100 oilfield technicians—a switch that is offering hope to many such workers facing unemployment as fossil fortunes tank.

01/12/20
Author: 
Geoff Dembicki
Experts in Canada and beyond see overlapping solutions to two crises: housing affordability and climate change. This series talks to more than 20 of them. Illustration for The Tyee by Nora Kelly.

Nov. 30, 2020

First in a five-part series exploring the case for a Green New Deal for Housing.

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