Green New Deal

The MMT conceptualized Federal Job Guarantee is an intrinsic part of a Green New Deal. See more here.

Research, Proposals, Programs and Resolutions

— Simon Metcalf for @SunriseBoston, Andres Bernal @andresintheory, Stephanie Kelton @StephanieKelton, Rohan Grey @rohangrey, Sara Nelson @FlyingWithSara, Pavlina Tcherneva @ptcherneva, Fadel Kaboub @FadhelKaboub, Scott Fulwiler @stf18, Nathan Tankus @NathanTankus, Kate Aronoff @KateAronoff, Robert Hockett @rch371.
May 24, 2019 (unedited) Modern Money NetworkProgram here

A GREEN NEW DEAL • A progressive vision for environmental sustainability and economic stability
— Greg Carlock (@gregorytcarlock), Emily Mangan, Sean McElwee (@SeanMcElwee) Data for Progress(@dataprogress), Sept 2018

House Resolution 109
H.RES.109 Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal.
— Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) Feb 7, 2019

Green New Deal Video Series from Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity
— Mathew Forstater (@MattyBram, @GISP_Tweets)

The Response

BONUS: Why do we fight fires like it’s still 1969? (with Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz)
— Hilary Franz @hilaryfranz, Nick Hanauer @NickHanauer Pitchfork Economics, May 17, 2019

The Green New Deal Doesn’t Go Far Enough. Here’s Why
— Peter Fiekowsky (@pfiekowsky) Live Science (@LiveScience), May 16, 2019

The Guardian view on a Green New Deal: we need it now • Policymakers ought not wait for economic theory to catch up with the environmental crisis
— Editorial Board, The Guardian (@guardian) May 12, 2019


Our obsession with growth is ruining the planet. A Green New Deal can save us • If we want to head off mass extinction, we should grasp this once-in-a-species chance to throw out the old rules completely
— Kate Aronoff (@Kate Aronoff), The Guardian, May 10, 2019

A Green New Deal Must Prioritize Regenerative Agriculture • Regenerative farming has the potential to heal our planet by creating a massive carbon sink.
— Curt Ries (@Curt_Ries), Truthout (@TruthOut), May 9, 2019

Fact: AOC’s Plan For Climate Change Costs Much, Much Less Than The Republican Party Plan
— Howie Klein (@downwithtyranny) Down With Tyranny May 4, 2019

The Green New Deal Costs Less Than Doing Nothing
Republicans keep saying Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s plan is too expensive. But their own plan—to ignore the climate crisis—is even more so.
— Dave Levitan The New Republic May 3, 2019

#GreenNewDeal A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
A film narrated by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC), illustrated by Molly Crabapple (@mollycrabapple).The Intercept (@TheIntercept), April 17, 2019 (07:35)

Money on the Left • Imagining the Green New Deal w/ AOC advisor Robert Hockett
— Robert Hockett (@RCH371) talks with hosts Scott Ferguson (@Videotroph), William Saas (@billysaas) and Max Seijo (@MaxSeijo) Modern Money Network Humanities Division April 17, 2019 Note: see all Money on the Left podcast titles here.

The MMT Podcast: #14 Andrés Bernal: The Green New Deal
— Andrés Bernal (@andresintheory) talks with Patricia Pino (@PatriciaNPino) and Christian Reilly (@christreilly) via REKNR (@reknrmag). March 28, 2019 (01:35:22)

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Breaks Down What the Green New Deal Really Is
— Late Nite with Seth Myers (@LateNightSeth), March 22, 2019

How Much Will the ‘Green New Deal’ Cost?
Jessica McDonald (@jjmcdona), (@factcheckdotorg) March 15, 2019

The Green New Deal Progressives Really Are Coming for Your Beef
— Katia Dmitrieva (@katiadmi) Bloomberg (@bpolitics) March 13, 2019

How to Tell When Deficit Spending Crosses a Line • The U.S. can afford a $350 billion job-guarantee program. But if you tie that to a Green New Deal, then all bets are off.
— Stephanie Kelton (@StephanieKelton), BloombergOpinion (@bopinion), March 7, 2019

The Green New Deal Needs WWII-Scale Ambition • We can end global warming pollution and build a just, green economy in ten years with a budget of $50 trillion a year.
— Brad Johnson Jacobin March 3, 2019

Why the Green New Deal Includes a Jobs Guarantee • How a GND can fight the climate crisis and promote economic stability for American (video & transcript)
Dharna Noor (@dharnanoor), Pavlina Tcherneva (@PTcherneva), The Real News Network (@TheRealNews), Feb 20, 2019

The Green New Deal and Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)
— Justin Bowles (@riskwellbeing), Risk and Well Being (@riskwellbeing), Feb 8, 2019

What Is Modern Monetary Theory and Why Is It So Important to the Green New Deal?
— Jacob Weindling (@Jakeweindling), Paste Magazine (@pastemagazine), Feb 8, 2019

The Story Behind the Green New Deal’s Meteoric Rise • How twelve young activists forced a bold idea into the mainstream of the Democratic Party
— Sam Adler-Bell (@SamAdlerBell), The New Republic (@NewRepublic), Feb 6, 2019

The Green New Deal: How We Will Pay for It Isn’t ‘a Thing’ – and Inflation Isn’t Either
— Robert Hockett (@rch371), Forbes, Jan 19, 2019


The Green New Deal, explained • An insurgent movement is pushing Democrats to back an ambitious climate change solution.
— By David Roberts (@drvox), Vox (@Vox), Dec 26, 2018

Ocasio-Cortez: If US Has $5.7 Billion for Trump’s Border Wall, What About Education, Healthcare, and Green Jobs?
— Jessica Corbett (@corbett_jessica), Common Dreams (@CommonDreams), Dec 21, 2018

The Job Guarantee is more than a Green New Deal job creation policy
— Bill Mitchell (@BillyBlog), Bill Mitchell – Modern Monetary Theory: Macroeconomic research, teaching and advocacy Dec 17, 2018

Why America Can’t Afford to go Without a Green New Deal Dec 12, 2018

Why America Can’t Afford to go Without a Green New Deal
— Thom Hartmann (@Thom_Hartmann) talks with Stephanie Kelton (@StephanieKelton), Dec 11,2018 (11:54) Cross posted to Ring of Fire

Canada needs its own Green New Deal Cross posted Dec 11, 2018 in The National Post
— D.T. Cochrane (@DTCochrane) The Conversation (@ConversationCA), Dec 10, 2018

The Democratic Party Wants to Make Climate Policy Exciting
— Robinson Meyer (@yayitsrob), The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic), Dec 5, 2018

With a Green New Deal, Here’s What the World Could Look Like for the Next Generation
— Kate Aronoff (@Kate Aronoff), The Intercept, (@theintercept) ‏ Dec 5, 2018

We Can Pay For A Green New Deal
— Stephanie Kelton (@StephanieKelton), Andres Bernal (@andresintheory), and Greg Carlock (@gregorytcarlock) HuffPost (@HuffPost), Nov 30, 2018

— Fadhel Kaboub – Financing the War on Climate Change The Power of Financial Sovereignty. Real Progressive April 16, 2018 (51:01)


Yanis Varoufakis: Think Big, Think Bold – A Green New Deal
— Yanis Varoufakis (@yanisvaroufakis) Naked Capitalism March 26, 2014


Green Jobs: Public Service Employment and Environmental Sustainability
— Mathew Forstater (@MattyBram), Challenge, July/Aug 2006