Green New Deal Viewed As Technologically Possible, Yet There Are Political Challenges

An examination of the Green New Deal indicates that the goals of the far-reaching plan to tackle climate change and economic inequality are within the realm of technological possibility, several energy experts and economists said in recent interviews.  The scope of the Green New Deal is enormous, yet there are experts who believe that the pay-off of the huge investment it entails entitle the proposal to serious consideration considering the scale of challenges arising from climate change. This consideration will lead to careful consideration of policies that will help Americans engage with the issues of the environmental threats.

By Lisa Friedman and Trip Gabriel, New York Times, February 21, 2019

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