The Green New Deal Is Here

On Earth Day 2022, we’re excited to celebrate that the Green New Deal is here.

In 2021, more than 30 Green New Deal co-sponsors submitted funding requests for community projects that encapsulate the core pillars of the Green New Deal: Jobs, Justice, and Decarbonization. In 2022, the funding for these projects passed Congress and were signed into law by the President.

Stretching from Hawaii to Vermont, more than 60 GND-certified Community Projects include jobs and job training programs in sustainable building, rail expansion, bike infrastructure, trail infrastructure, advanced manufacturing and more. They also include efforts to curb the effects of climate change through resiliency, restoration, and preparation projects. Some GND projects also focus on environmental justice through the implementation of ADA-compliant green infrastructure, reimagining public spaces in frontline communities, and providing education and workforce training to underserved communities.

Individually, these projects are great for each community, and when you look at them as a whole, you begin to see the foundations for a federal Green New Deal.

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The Green New Deal

Let's defeat climate change and build a prosperous and sustainable future for our country with millions of high paying jobs.

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Our country is facing historically high levels of unemployment and a disastrous climate crisis. The Green New Deal tackles both by shifting our country's priority to ensuring high-wage jobs, net-zero emissions in 10 years, clean air and water for all, and much more.

What is the Green New Deal?

The Green New Deal is a jobs and justice-centered plan to decarbonize the U.S. economy within ten years. It is one of the only plans put forward which is actually in line with scientific consensus and the United Nations’ IPCC Report. The Green New Deal also focuses on creating the maximum amount of prosperity for working people and marginalized communities in the process.

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Why should I support the Green New Deal?

We each play a role in the creation of our future. Right now, we have the opportunity to reverse climate change with revolutionary policy that brings together science, technology, and equity. While climate change and economic struggles affect us all differently, we are all in this fight together. By supporting the Green New Deal, you are helping to lower asthma rates, ensure access to healthy foods, increase green space in cities, and slash carbon emissions that are responsible for rising sea levels and weather disasters.

Five Main Goals

Achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions
Create millions of high wage jobs and ensure prosperity and economic security
Invest in the American infrastructure and industry to meet the needs of the 21st century
Ensure clean air and water, healthy food, access to nature, and a sustainable environment for all
Create just and equitable social and economic systems that care for our frontline and vulnerable communities

The Resolution

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