Regional Green New Deal begins with support of local officials, labor


Last updated 8/10/2020 at 6:49pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A coalition of social justice, environmental, labor, faith-based and small business organizations Monday, Aug. 10 announced the beginning of a campaign championing a regional Green New Deal.

The ``San Diego Green New Deal Alliance'' announced its goal of creating a Zero Carbon region ``that creates clean air, good jobs and more just communities'' at a virtual event Monday featuring elected officials and community leaders.

``The climate crisis, ever-growing income disparity exacerbated by COVID, and deeply-rooted systemic racism are all tied,'' said San Diego County S...

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