Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez future vision as featured in the video includes the end of Miami! AOC envisions "when hurricane Sheldon hit southern Florida parts of Miami went underwater for the last time"
AOC: "As we battled the floods fires and droughts we knew how lucky we were to have started acting when we did and we didn't just change the infrastructure we changed how we did things we became a society that was not only modern and wealthy but dignified and humane too by committing to universal rights like health care and meaningful work for all."
"It turns out caring for others is valuable low-carbon work and we started paying real money to folks like teachers domestic workers and home health aides."
The “David vs. Goliath” narrative surrounding environmental activism is false. Environmental organizations outpace conservative and free-market groups in terms of funding and organizational capacity.•
As evidenced by the emergence of the “Keep it in the Ground” Movement, this money plays a major role in shaping public opinion, which translates to economically destructive policy initiatives that emanate from all levels of government.•
A key strategy of the environmental movement is to target key institutions that drive the ideas that animate our society.•
Environmental funding has been tied to foreign actors, which raises concerns over the role geopolitics plays in environmental advocacy.
A small number of congressional Republicans are vigorously pushing a Green New Deal-Lite. A Green New Deal is a wonderful thing, they say, so long as we just moderate it a little bit. Showing little daylight between themselves and Gore on climate alarmism, this cadre of Republicans is attempting to sell out President Donald Trump and his conservative voting base on the signature political issue of the day...
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.)—is drafting a “Green Real Deal” as a 10-percent-less alternative to Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) is calling for a “Manhattan Project” to force Americans to utilize expensive, unreliable energy sources.The biggest difference between Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal and Alexander’s “New Manhattan Project for Clean Energy” is that Ocasio-Cortez calls for a “moon shot” program and Alexander calls for a “Manhattan Project.” Big deal.
Wash Post: "It’s become increasingly clear that climate change has played a significant part in deepening the extreme poverty and insecurity that compels many to head north. According to the World Bank, climate change could lead to at least 1.4 million people leaving their homes in Mexico and Central America over the next three decades."