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LCV Supports Green New Deal Resolution

Feb 7, 2019

Contact: Holly Burke, 202-454-4554,

Washington, D.C.- In anticipation of the introduction of the joint resolutions on the Green New Deal, League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement in support:


ā€œLCV applauds Senator Markey and Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez for their climate leadership, and we support the Green New Deal resolution. We are thrilled to see so many members of Congress following through on the climate action that voters clearly said they wanted from their leaders on Election Day, including 100% clean, renewable energy, major investments in climate-smart infrastructure and efficiency, good-paying jobs, and a just transition for workers and communities hardest hit by pollution. The climate crisis is a problem of epic proportions that requires a level of ambition just as big. This is an all hands-on-deck moment, and now is the time to challenge ourselves as never before.ā€