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Why Joe Biden Should Trade His Buildings Plan for a Green New Deal

Why Joe Biden Should Trade His Buildings Plan for a Green New Deal

Buildings and the construction industry account for 35% of all emissions in the U.S., so it’s clear that any decarbonization plan can’t ignore them. That’s why Joe Biden’s climate plan includes massive promises to make sure “that all U.S. government installations, buildings, and facilities are more efficient and climate-ready, harnessing the…

79 Democrats Sign On to a Resolution to Tackle Our Overlapping Crises

79 Democrats Sign On to a Resolution to Tackle Our Overlapping Crises

On Thursday, congressional leaders introduced a resolution designed to tackle the overlapping crises of climate change, racial injustice, and the pandemic-induced economic collapse facing the U.S. It has the backing of 79 Democratic members of Congress and over 150 advocacy organisations, calling for millions of jobs in improving and decarbonising…