Sen. Edward J. Markey

Chicago

Green New Deal Needs to Push for Better Transit Policies

The plan points to transit’s role in a cleaner and more sustainable future, but comprehensive changes in transportation policy are also needed.

April 11, 2019 - Data for Progress

Lincoln Heights Los Angeles

Updated: What the Green New Deal Means for Planning

The Green New Deal is far from the law of the land, but if this nation were to adopt the legislative agenda proposed by congressional Democrats, it would (and should) have major implications for planning practice.

February 11, 2019 - Slate

Capitol Hill

Green New Deal Resolution Introduced in Congress

Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) introduced a House resolution to tackle climate change that calls for the nation to become carbon neutral by 2030, an ambitious goal, but is it realistic?

February 8, 2019 - The Washington Post

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