Green New Deal

Ocasio-Cortez Walks Back Claim on World Ending in 12 years

Congresswoman: Republicans 'have the social Intelligence of a sea sponge'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Sunday attempted to downplay her claim that the world will end in 12 years unless Congress acts on climate change by mocking Republicans and saying, "You’d have to have the social intelligence of a sea sponge to think it’s literal."

AFL-CIO President Opposes Green New Deal

'Workers' interests weren't completely figured into it'

AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka expressed opposition to the Green New Deal during a forum hosted by the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.