Liberal Democrats Formally Call for a ‘Green New Deal,’ Giving Substance to a Rallying Cry

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WASHINGTON — House Democrats put flesh on their bold “Green New Deal” slogan on Thursday with a sweeping resolution that calls for the United States to pump no additional carbon into the atmosphere by 2030 while creating jobs and health care for millions of people.

The legislative prospects for the measure were bleak in the foreseeable future; a resolution is essentially a statement of intention, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California has no plan to bring it to the floor for a vote, according to a Democratic leadership aide with direct knowledge of her plans.

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