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AOC, Ed Markey relaunch a Green New Deal to create ‘millions’ of new jobs — without saying how much it will cost

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Two years after it was first introduced, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts reintroduced the Green New Deal on Tuesday.

The resolution, which Markey and Ocasio-Cortez first introduced in February 2019, laid out goals for a 10-year national mobilization to upgrade US infrastructure, convert to zero-emission energy sources, and remove greenhouse gases and reduce pollution, among other things. In the Tuesday press conference, the two lawmakers stressed the urgency of acting on the climate crisis to not only save the planet, but to boost the economy.

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