Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), who has rocketed to such fame that she is now widely known simply as AOC, and Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), co-father of Waxman-Markey, the cap-and- trade bill that narrowly passed the House in 2009 but died in the Senate, have introduced identical resolutions to create a “Green New Deal.” H. Res. 109, S. Res. 59.
Environmental Law | Law
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Michael B. Gerrard & Edward McTiernan,
Three Legal Visions of a ‘Green New Deal’,
N.Y.L.J., March 7, 2019
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