Green New Deal

Ocasio-Cortez on L.A. Brush Fire: ‘This Is What Climate Change Looks Like’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Monday used the wildfire in California threatening the heart of Los Angeles to push her climate change agenda, writing “this is what climate change looks like” and warning that “scenes like this” will “get much worse” if the U.S. does not cut its carbon emissions in half over the next ten years.

Flames approach rolling hills of grape vines during the Kincade fire near Geyserville, California on October 24, 2019. - The fire broke out in spite of rolling blackouts by utility companies in both northern and Southern California. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images)

Steve Milloy: Did Hugo Chavez Write the Green New Deal?

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s former chief of staff recently revealed that the Green New Deal “wasn’t originally a climate thing at all … we really think of it as a how-do-you-change-the-entire-economy thing.” That possibly explains the weird similarity between it and the constitution ushered in by Venezuelan leftist dictator Hugo Chavez in 1999.

US Senate rejects Green New Deal in Republican show vote