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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s climate plan is the only one that matches scientific consensus on the environment

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s climate plan is the only one that matches scientific consensus on the environment

In a major upset on Tuesday night, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Latina democratic socialist from the Bronx, beat out the longtime US representative Joe Crowley…
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants Carbon Tax, Trillions in Spending for 'Renewable Energy Economy'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants Carbon Tax, Trillions in Spending for 'Renewable Energy Economy'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she wants a carbon tax and trillions in government spending to create a “renewable energy economy.”
Delaware primary offers Democratic voters two diverging green visions for the future

Delaware primary offers Democratic voters two diverging green visions for the future

Democratic voters in Delaware heading to the polls on Thursday will face a choice that has become increasingly familiar this primary season: casting a vote for a long-secure incumbent, or opting for a
‘There’s no debate’: Ocasio-Cortez says US should stop producing fossil fuels

‘There’s no debate’: Ocasio-Cortez says US should stop producing fossil fuels

During a Washington, D.C., fundraising event Thursday night, New York Democratic House nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told supporters that the U.S. should stop producing fossil fuels,…
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez visited Nancy Pelosi’s office — to join a protest

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez visited Nancy Pelosi’s office — to join a protest

She was part of a climate change sit-in on her first day of orientation for new congressional members
Ocasio-Cortez Demands 100% Renewable Energy in 10 Years

Ocasio-Cortez Demands 100% Renewable Energy in 10 Years

U.S. Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is demanding that the U.S. commit to shifting 100% of its energy consumption to renewable energy as part of a "Green New Deal" she is demanding party
As New Green Deal Democrats cement their hold, climate change emerges as a top priority

As New Green Deal Democrats cement their hold, climate change emerges as a top priority

A bold new generation of Democrats are already pushing forward on climate action, in a dramatic change of pace that could spell a very different tune in Washington come January, as well as within the
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warns ‘out-of-touch’ Democrats will face primary challenges that she backs

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warns ‘out-of-touch’ Democrats will face primary challenges that she backs

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has been making waves in Washington, D.C. even though the new Democratic House majority won’t be seated until January. The 29-year-old Democratic socialist,
Ocasio-Cortez joins campaign to recruit candidates, launch primaries against incumbent Democrats

Ocasio-Cortez joins campaign to recruit candidates, launch primaries against incumbent Democrats

New York Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined a national campaign dubbed #OurTime that has called for progressive Democrats to launch primaries against the party’s more…
Ocasio-Cortez-backed Green New Deal sees surprising momentum in House

Ocasio-Cortez-backed Green New Deal sees surprising momentum in House

More and more Democrats are committing to supporting a sweeping, historic green effort that would transform the U.S. economy in an effort to fight climate change, in the latest indicator that
Newly elected Democratic congressman casts doubt on Green New Deal

Newly elected Democratic congressman casts doubt on Green New Deal

Clean energy entrepreneur turned congressman Sean Casten (D-IL) is skeptical of the so-called Green New Deal, a plan to decarbonize the economy and go 100 percent renewable by 2030 that is being
Bernie and Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal faces a wall of Republican climate change deniers

Bernie and Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal faces a wall of Republican climate change deniers

The new Congress will be even more divided on climate than before.
Climate denier Darrell Issa’s successor in Congress supports Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal

Climate denier Darrell Issa’s successor in Congress supports Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal

The retirement of Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), a friend of fossil fuel companies and a foe of climate action, was welcomed by environmentalists across the country. The icing on the cake for climate
Watch: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Links Her Election Win to the Moon Landing

Watch: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Links Her Election Win to the Moon Landing

Ocasio-Cortez compared her election win to some of the U.S.'s most historic accomplishments, including NASA's first manned moon landing.
Ocasio-Cortez thinks very highly of herself. Here’s her latest hilarious gaffe.

Ocasio-Cortez thinks very highly of herself. Here’s her latest hilarious gaffe.

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been mocked by her critics for her many gaffes, but her latest bizarre comment is just confusing to many people. “We’ve…
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Sarah Sanders a Liar

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Sarah Sanders a Liar

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called press secretary Sarah Sanders a liar in a tweet to Sanders' dad, former Gov. Mike Huckabee.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is changing the way politicians use social media

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is changing the way politicians use social media

If you aren’t following Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on social media, we highly recommend it. Regardless of where you fall on the partisan political spectrum, there is something for
Ocasio-Cortez wants to unite generations of climate action efforts under the Green New Deal

Ocasio-Cortez wants to unite generations of climate action efforts under the Green New Deal

From the election of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) to the rise of the youth-led Sunrise Movement, young Americans are injecting a strong dose of energy into the climate and environmental
The Left Thinks a 'Green New Deal' Could Save Earth and Destroy the GOP

The Left Thinks a 'Green New Deal' Could Save Earth and Destroy the GOP

A far-reaching new policy aims to reduce emissions, give everyone jobs, and convince rural voters to side with the Democrats, all at the same time.
Protests Continue on Capitol Hill as Support Builds for Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal

Protests Continue on Capitol Hill as Support Builds for Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal

You can add political apathy to the list of things millennials have killed, particularly when it comes to climate change. On Monday, young people flooded Capitol Hill for the second time in less than