The Green New Deal was proposed by the Green Party of the United States in 2016. The Green New Deal outlines a plan to develop a new, green economy based on 100% clean energy by 2030. It has been endorsed and promoted by many candidates for President of the United States both in 2016 and, now, in 2020.
This whitepaper will provide a synopsis of the Green New Deal, highlights current, forward-looking programs that thoughtfully address “green” ideas and initiatives, and proposes sustainable opportunities based on emerging technologies that engineers, owners, politicians, voters and other stakeholders may consider.
A Synopsis of the Green New Deal
The Green New Deal’s stated goal is a “massive mobilization” on the scale of a World War II effort to transition the energy system and economy of the United States (and the world) to clean, renewable energy by 2030. The earliest paragraphs of the Green New Deal call for the complete elimination of fossil, fracked and nuclear fuels as a foundational part of an economic and environmental program that postulates to…
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