The Green New Deal plan is out, and we’re suddenly having a national conversation about climate change again. It’s also injecting some early drama into the presidential primaries.
We’re digging into the plan. We’ll tell you what’s in it, assess the reactions, and look at whether it will amount to anything. Also: Is the Democratic-Socialist agenda antithetical to the “creating climate wealth” framing — or complimentary?
Then, recycling is in crisis. You’re probably recycling wrong. China is cracking down. And your city is probably losing money. We’ll ask how to address it.
Finally, lab-grown meat and meat alternatives are facing a backlash from the meat industry. Bills are getting introduced in states around the country to prevent companies from using the word "meat." Could it set the industry back just as these products are gaining traction?
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- Political Climate podcast: The Sunrise Movement, a Blue Wave and Demands for a Green New Deal
- Read the Green New Deal resolution
- Politico: The Impossible Green Dream of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
- Vox: The Green New Deal Is a 2020 Litmus Test
- Financial Times: Why the World’s Recycling System Stopped Working
- New York Times: You Call That Meat? Not So Fast, Cattle Ranchers Say
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