Addressing head-on those claiming that the Green New Deal plan unveiled last week by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y) and Sen. According to a recent December 2018 public opinion poll conducted by the Yale Program on Climate Communication and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication, 80% of registered voters surveyed support a Green New Deal, including 92% of Democrats and 64% of Republicans. Where is America going when major policy is being dictated by things a bartender in Queens once overheard while she was mixing drinks.
One student's initial perception of the deal was that it was "progressive" and would help "push the world forward".
Hockett was apparently referring to the series of tweets the Democratic lawmaker made on Thursday, when she posted and criticized parody versions of the Green New Deal FAQ, including one that said, effective immediately, "males should urinate into an empty milk jug instead of a toilet". Another added, "sometimes you need to take extreme measures to save the environment, but I think this is too extreme". "Today, I think a word like that is the beginning of a debate, not the end of a debate". Global warming is a threat to the planet.
"I frankly think we need to set our sights high", said the CT senator, who co-sponsored the Green New Deal resolution along with Sen.
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They said that if the now deployed measures are unable to drive the bears away, they may need to be culled. Global warming has forced polar bears to spend more time on land where they compete for food.
But when asked by Phillips about the Green New Deal's ultimate goals of eliminating all use of fossil fuels, including natural gas, in the next decade and other radical elements, the students' enthusiasm about the plan quickly dwindled.
"I think it's the right beginning", Buttigieg said of the resolution on CNN's "State of the Union" with Jake Tapper. I have a 10-year-old and 7-year-old.
Some of the strongest responses came to Ocasio-Cortez's team's goal laid out in the since-deleted FAQ of giving every American "economic security" even if they are "unable or unwilling to work".