Mia MacDonald and Gene Baur Write Op-Ed on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal

Mia MacDonald and Gene Baur Write Op-Ed on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal


Executive Director, Mia MacDonald, along with Gene Baur of Farm Sanctuary, have written a fourth op-ed together called “The Green New Deal could be our only hope: In praise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s vision” in the Daily News. They write about the newly elected U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her proposed Green New Deal. They support this legislation that recognizes that piecemeal bills on energy, manufacturing, housing and agriculture aren’t enough to truly address climate change. The deal continues to gain supporters, and the new Democratic majority in the House has established a select committee on the climate crisis. This committee is welcomed, along with Ocasio-Cortez’s bold vision, not least because of her recognition of agriculture’s role in climate change. You can read the full article here.