"We set a goal to get to net-zero, rather than zero emissions, in 10 years because we aren't sure that we'll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast", Ocasio-Cortez said.
During her appearance on the NPR podcast a couple of days back, Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez outlined her stance in regards to her monetary policy and how she plans to restructure the social/economic framework of the U.S. if her freshly proposed "Green New Deal" is passed by the senate. The result was much mockery and derision from critics on the right, concern and confusion from fans on the left, and her office quickly pulling the much-maligned FAQ document from her GND page. Where is America going when major policy is being dictated by things a bartender in Queens once overheard while she was mixing drinks.
Campus Reform asked students whether they were for or against the deal, which aims to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg on Sunday endorsed a Green New Deal, saying the blueprint needs fine-turning but provides a framework for addressing climate change and revamping the Rust Belt economy.
When he told students what, exactly, was in the deal, responses changed.
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"I think if we didn't do that, then we're gonna be killing ourselves basically, so we need to take care of ourselves", a different student said. "I think it'd be great for us!" exclaimed one.
The Green New Deal is an ambitious plan to tackle climate change with specific mandates, such as shifting 100 percent of USA power demands onto renewable sources within a decade.
"I think ten years is a little extreme", said another, "because there's such a big global market and economic impact of oil businesses".
Hockett said Ocasio-Cortez does not want to ban airplanes or pay people "unwilling to work".