Green New Deal goes global as nearly 100 cities commit to climate action

A coalition of 94 global mayors commits to “turning away from fossil fuels” and meeting Paris Agreement targets. By Patrick Sisson The Green New Deal is going global. At the C40 Climate Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, this morning—a gathering convened by the coalition...
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Bernie Sanders has a $16 trillion plan to avert climate disasters

“The cost of doing nothing is far more expensive” Sanders has revealed the most ambitious climate proposal of any presidential candidate—a $16.3 trillion plan that will create 20 million jobs while decarbonizing the country’s energy and transportation sectors by 2030. By Alissa...
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The Architecture Lobby has outlined four key guidelines for architects who want to support the Green New Deal. (Via Flickr/Gage Skidmore)

The Architecture Lobby issues official statement on the Green New Deal

The Architecture Lobby has officially come out in support of the Green New Deal and outlined four guidelines for architects for improving equity. By Sydney Franklin The Architecture Lobby (TAL) has come out in support of the Green New Deal, the sweeping piece of potential...
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This Week in Tech: Manhattan’s Glass Towers Could Become a Thing of the Past

Plus, a proposal to repurpose debris from Notre Dame for 3D printing, a new extension for mobile from PlanGrid, and more design-tech news from this week. By Katharine Keane Mayor Bill de Blasio ✔ @NYCMayor Global warming will sink our city and poison our kids if we don’t...
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Making Sense of the Green New Deal

The country needs a bold vision to combat climate change. The Green New Deal is a good start. By Ned Cramer   The freshmen in Congress are shaking up the national policy debate. The group includes some polarizing figures, but love them or hate them, you have to give the Class of...
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American Institute of Architects president William Bates has issued a statement of support for proposed Green New Deal legislation. (Josh Rose)

AIA issues statement of support for proposed Green New Deal legislation

American Institute of Architects (AIA) president William Bates has issued a statement of support for the recently unveiled preliminary Green New Deal The American Institute of Architects (AIA) released a statement supporting Green New Deal legislation proposed by congressmembers...
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Since the November election, politicians have been promoting a Green New Deal. We talked to architects about what that could and should mean for architects (Wikipedia)

What do architects want from a Green New Deal?

As the scale of climate change has accelerated and grown direr in recent months, upstart politicians like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York have made The Architect’s Newspaper talked to professionals like Kimberly Dowdell and Vishaan Chakrabarti about...
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What Would a “Green New Deal” Look Like for Architecture? | Architectural Digest

The implications of such a plan—championed by new Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez—extend well beyond the ecological Text by Meaghan O’Neill Newly elected Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got tongues wagging this month when she championed a plan for a Green New...
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A Green New Deal could turn cities into clean energy leaders

The sweeping policy proposal might be the answer for cities seeking infrastructure funding By Patrick Sisson In the wake of a series of dispiriting climate reports, the debate on climate change—and climate action—has new urgency. Nowhere is that more evident than in the excited...
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