The measure is now in a form of a non-binding resolution - meaning even if it passes it won't do anything.
The plan also calls for new projects to modernize US transportation infrastructure, de-carbonize the manufacturing and agricultural sectors, make buildings and homes more energy efficient and increase land preservation.
It goes on to say that "a new national social, industrial and economic mobilization on a scale not seen since World War II and the New Deal" is an opportunity to tackle systemic injustices of minority groups, create millions of high-wage jobs and "provide unprecedented levels of prosperity and economic security for all people of the United States".
While focusing on renewable energy, Ocasio-Cortez said the plan would include existing nuclear power plants but block new nuclear plants.
The resolution will also call for clean air and water, climate resiliency, healthy food, access to nature and "a sustainable environment for all for generations to come", according to the letter.
The non-binding resolution outlines several goals for the United States, including meeting 100 percent of power demand from zero-emission energy sources.
On the economic front, the plan bundles together a host of liberal wish-list items.
Ram's Multifunction Tailgate can open like French doors
With the Honda Ridgeline's drop-or-swing tailgate also in the mix, it seems we have a new truck-related feature fight to follow. The doors swing open 88 degrees, so they're not unlike the relatively unusual "barn doors" found on some SUVs or cargo vans.
Nearly as an afterthought, the resolution called for providing "all people of the United States" with "high-quality health care", as well as affordable housing, economic security, and access to clean air, water, "healthy and affordable food, and nature".
Doug Lamborn, a Republican from Colorado, said at a climate change hearing in the House natural resources committee on Wednesday that the policy was akin to a "Soviet five-year plan".
"It could be part of a larger solution, but no one has actually scoped out what that larger solution would entail".
The Green New Deal also aims to create an economic safety net for "frontline" communities that will be affected by the impacts of climate change and by a radical shift away from fossil fuel use.
The legislation has been the subject of speculation and interest for weeks even as it has no chance of gaining support in the Republican-controlled Senate let alone being signed into law by Trump.
So far the Green New Deal has drawn the support of more than 40 progressive lawmakers as well as Democratic 2020 presidential candidates, but has yet to elicit full-throat support from Democratic moderates including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.). The Trump administration does not believe action on climate change is necessary and is focused on increasing production of oil, gas and coal on federal and private land. This Fox News piece is used by permission.
Bullock is averaging a career-high 12 points and 2.7 rebounds in 30.7 minutes per game for the Pistons this season. Bullock is in the final year of his contract, and the Lakers will inherit his Bird rights this summer.
The unpiloted capsule will execute an autonomous rendezvous with the space station, moving in for docking the day after launch. We're going to have to wait a bit longer to finally see astronauts take a ride aboard new spacecraft from SpaceX and Boeing .
Pakistan made two changes, with Faheem Ashraf and Mohammad Amir returning at the expense of Hasan Ali and Usman Shinwari. Pakistan defeated South Africa by 27 runs in the third and final T20I at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday.
GM telegraphed its results in January, when it gave a lengthy presentation about its outlook for 2019 to investors. The company says 2,200 white-collar employees took buyouts, while another 1,500 contract workers were let go.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory warning for several Stateline counties through 9 a.m. Canada Post says all mail delivery was also suspended on Wednesday afternoon due to treacherous conditions.
Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White said workers apparently cut a natural gas line while installing fiber-optic wires at a business. A number of San Francisco Muni routes including the always busy 38 Geary line have been rerouted.
Stander is expected to be out for up to four weeks, so should return to face France at the Aviva Stadium in the penultimate round. Quinn Roux and Ultan Dillane will battle it out to replace Toner, with Munster's Billy Holland already drafted in as cover.
Kevin Durant breaks Knicks silence - and rips everyone
Durant said the rumors he's leaving for NY "makes it seem like it's coming from me" and that "it's unnecessary". So, it makes sense that Durant would want to silence the media, and I think he made his point crystal clear.
Where is the Super Bowl Next Year?
The dust has settled, and the Super Bowl once again belongs to the New England Patriots following their sixth title. At least according to a few sports books who have released odds to win Super Bowl LIV next February in Miami .
Oscars 2019 ceremony to take place without a host
Mexican drama "Roma" and British historical comedy "The Favourite" lead the Oscars nominations with 10 nods apiece. The best-picture victor , "The Shape of Water", only grossed $57.4 million in the U.S.
Unicode Consortium releases list of 230 new emojis for 2019
While the emoji list is out now so vendors can start working on their designs, Unicode 12.0 won't be finalized until March 2019. A subset of those emojis include gender inclusive couples for users who do not subscribe to any particular gender.
Bucks send Thon Maker to Pistons for Stanley Johnson
The trade serves as a change of scenery for two former lottery picks getting a chance to impress a new team for the first time. The 22-year-old Johnson, the eight overall selection in the 2015 NBA Draft out of Arizona, is in his fourth pro season.
Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper in court Wednesday
Patterson took her to a cabin and said no one could know she was there or "bad things could happen to her", the complaint said. Asked whether there was anything he wanted to say, the elder Patterson told one reporter: "Pray for Jayme's family".
Wayne Rooney wants Solskjaer or Pochettino as Man Utd boss
Former England captain Wayne Rooney, who helped revitalise one of Major League Soccer's original superpowers when he joined D.C. Former Everton striker Wayne Rooney believes he could still do a job in the Premier League, according to CNN Sport .