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The big blue gap in the Green New Deal

1 month ago   |   By Grist

In February, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey introduced a resolution to Congress calling for an ambitious re-imagining of the U.S. economy - one that would tackle both climate change and inequality. Now with 94 co-sponsors in the House, 12 in the Senate, and broad support among Democratic presidential hopefuls, this vision is called the Green New Deal .
The Green New Deal resolution spans energy, transportation, farming, health care, and employment. But there's a key piece that's been overlooked: the ocean. The ocean is one of our nation's greatest resources...
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