Buttigieg: Green New Deal resolution 'the right beginning'

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez  during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, said on Sunday he supported the recently released "Green New Deal" resolution from New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Called the Green New Deal, co-sponsors of the resolution in the House of Representatives include California Congressman Ro Khanna, Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse, Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, and Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan.

A fellow senator who caucuses with the Democrats, independent Senator Angus King of ME, as well as Obama's former energy secretary Ernest Moniz, say they don't think that this plan is realistic.

Murphy saidM, "I think it's absolutely realistic and we need to set our sights high". But we did it.

"I have a 10-year-old and a seven-year-old", he continued. "They said, 'We got this, we can do this, the forces of the market are going to force us to innovate, '" she told NPR on Thursday. Global warming is an existential threat to the planet. Murphy didn't offer any explanation regarding "why or how [the legislation] is realistic or practical".

Raptors' Kawhi Leonard dodges free agency questions
Gasol is averaging 15.7 points, 8.6 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 1.2 blocks, and 1.1 steals in 53 appearances this season. Norman Powell also had 14 points, while Kawhi Leonard (11) and Pascal Siakam (10) also scored in double figures.

Lastly, she also added that in order for the Green New Deal to succeed, the Federal Reserve would have to step in and back the giant economic overhaul- primarily by printing new bills which would most likely push the financial body beyond its 2% inflation target.

What is the Green New Deal?

The proposal would cost trillions.

You can read the text of the proposal in its entirety here.

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