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GOP climate change strategy: Attack those looking for solutions

GOP climate change strategy: Attack those looking for solutions

However, those documents, which were generated by Ocasio-Cortez's staff, have been fodder for Republicans who were already skeptical of the resolution goals to cut greenhouse-gas emissions to net-zero over 10 years, while transitioning to a renewable energy economy that would guarantee jobs for all Americans.

Senate Republicans on Tuesday defeated the "Green New Deal" resolution that called for tackling climate change by moving the United States off fossil fuels, while Democrats said the vote was a political stunt on an issue that will rise in importance. Angus King of ME, who caucuses with Democrats, joined all 53 Senate Republicans in opposing the climate plan.

In a vote Democrats said was political showboating by Republicans-and one that Republicans said gave Democrats the chance to go on record with their support-the measure on Tuesday failed to advance in the Senate after Democrats voted "present" and Republicans voted against it.

"I have said it before: Manmade climate change is real and it's a serious threat to our citizens, to our economy, to our environment, to our national security and to our world".

Among those who refused to support the GND resolution were a number of prominent 2020 contenders in the Senate, including Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, Kamala Harris, and Kirsten Gillibrand.

Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pictured earlier this month at a House Oversight and Reform Committee. "Merely bringing their own plan up for a vote - a plan they'd characterized as "an fantastic step forward" - was now declared to be "a diversion" and 'a sham'".

The Climate Action Now Act would prohibit federal funds from being used to advance the withdrawal from the Paris agreement and would call on Trump to develop a plan for how the US would meet the pollution reduction goals it agreed to in 2015.

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro retweeted Ocasio-Cortez's criticism of Lee's speech and added the caption: "I would love to see Mike Lee debate AOC". "As far as our finances, people often say that, but it allows us to provide for our neighbors and our community".

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Feinstein told McClatchy Tuesday that she believes climate legislation should only deal with climate change, not broadly try to address other issues as well. 'With nuclear power available, it's strategy for fighting climate change with windmills makes as much sense as going to war in sail boats'.

Ocasio-Cortez indicated she would use the opportunity to speak with Kentucky residents about how their lives and futures could be positively affected by the Green New Deal.

"Like many other women + working people, I occasionally suffer from impostor syndrome: those small moments, especially on hard days, where you wonder if the haters are right", Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. But some of Hickenlooper's chief complaints about the Green New Deal resolution raise questions about whether he ever read it after all.

"The Green New Deal is one that if you are a rich liberal from maybe NY or California it sounds great because you can afford to retrofit your home or build a new home that has zero emissions, that is energy efficient, affordable and safe", Duffy said, according to Fox News. In a Senate resolution vote this week, not one senator- not even the Senate bill's chief sponsor Ed Markey, D-Mass. - voted in favor of it.

However, Ocasio-Cortez pushed back.

"But now suddenly they want to vote on the Green New Deal?" said the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful.

Lee said, "I reacted to the [idea] that some have suggested that people shouldn't have children in light of climate change".

"McConnell tried to rush the #GreenNewDeal straight to the floor without a hearing", she wrote.

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