Bill McKibben calls Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ proposed “Green New Deal” a “stroke of genius” and the “Most serious response to the [climate] crisis yet”!
What Bill, and most of the rest of the country ignore: The Green Party introduced the Green New Deal some 10 years ago.
Why has it been ignored?
Thank the corporate media and the duopoly, as well as the duopoly and the media encouraging voters to ignore third parties.
The oil industry engaged in a secret public relations campaign to undermine U.S. fuel economy standards
One of the main actors was the largest oil refiner in the country, Marathon Petroleum. Marathon, along with others, ran a “stealth campaign to roll back car emissions standards,” the NYT reported. The campaign argued that the U.S. no longer needs fuel economy standards because it is now such a massive producer of oil.