The history and promise of the Green New Deal

Protestors call for a Green New Deal in 2008 The Urbanist podcast talked to Green New Deal Group member Andrew Simms about origins of the Group, their 2008 report, the challenges that inspired it and the principles that underpin it. Andrew explores the way it is...

Why a Green New Deal is sensible economics

Writing for the Progressive Economy Forum, Ann Pettifor argues that if we are to survive earth systems breakdown, we must begin by transforming the Treasury and removing the politicians that threaten the futures of today’s younger generations It took a child, Greta...

Greta Thunberg hits the nail on the head

This letter was in The Guardian on 24 April 2019: Greta Thunberg hits the nail on the head in calling for more support from the older generation and for the unions to get more active in tackling climate change (Activist lends support to general strike for the climate,...

Larry Elliott on the Green New Deal

From the Guardian on 23 April 2019: In 2007, Larry Elliott met a friend to discuss the financial crisis. Over the course of the evening, and several drinks, they cooked up the Green New Deal – a plan to deal with the effects of the economic crisis and the threat...

The local Green New Deal

It’s easy to think the Green New Deal is all about massive programmes for change. And in part that’s true. But there is also a great deal that can be done locally. In anticipation of local elections in some parts of the UK Richard Murphy prepared these...

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Since it was founded in the UK in 2007, the Green New Deal (GND) programme for reducing climate emissions and transforming our economy has gone global. The GND founding group are looking for an experienced and passionate researcher, with excellent people and political...