Green New Deal


Whither the Green New Deal?

There’s a lot of speculation and disagreement over the Green New Deal and what it means for U.S. policies addressing climate change. But one thing is for sure: it’s stimulated more discussion of the topic than we’ve seen in years. And that’s a good thing! I had the pleasure of discussing the GND on the TV program “White House Chronicle” hosted by my dear friend and former competitor (when he owned The Energy Daily and I edited McGraw Hill’s Inside Energy) Lewellyn King and joined by the “dean” of energy reporters in Washington, Peter Behr of E&E News. We had a good time sorting out what this GND movement means for policymaking in the U.S. and future of the nation’s energy apparatus. Watch here.

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The Green New Deal is one of the hottest topics in Washington right now, as it should be. But putting together legislation is a difficult task, especially amid the partisan politics taking place on Capitol Hill today. In a “Columbia Energy Exchange” podcast, I talk to the lawmaker at the start of this process: Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y. Tonko chairs the House Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee, the first start for making climate policy in Congress. Hear him describe what lies in store for climate policy making and the impact of the Green New Deal movement on this effort. You’ll find the podcast here https://bit.ly/2Gfu2Ll.

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