San Diego’s Climate Action Campaign Launches Speakers Series On Green New Deal
Thursday, July 25, 2019
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The Green New Deal is a political framework introduced by congressional Democrats in February that recognizes the responsibility of the federal government to address the threat climate change poses to the U.S.
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The Green New Deal is a political framework introduced by congressional Democrats in February that resolves to recognize the responsibility of the federal government to address the threat climate change poses to the U.S.
Its supporters, including most of San Diego’s congressional delegation, outline the necessity for the country to help achieve net-zero global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 among other investments in green infrastructure and jobs.
The San Diego non-profit Climate Action Campaign is launching a San Diego Green New Deal speaker series Thursday night. Community members are invited to hear from San Diegans leading the fight against climate change.
Renowned climate researcher Veerabhadran "Ram" Ramanathan is speaking at the inaugural event happening in City Heights. He spoke to KPBS Midday Edition co-host Jade Hindmon this week outside his office at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
The Climate Action Campaign event, "How Do We Pay For The Green New Deal?" takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday in City Heights. Tickets can be found here.
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