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America’s trains are lame. The Green New Deal wants to fix that.

America’s trains are lame. The Green New Deal wants to fix that.

A Fuxing bullet train arrives in Tianjin, China. China already operates the largest high-speed rail network in the world and aims to double it by 2030. Ever since the midterm elections, there’s been quite a bit of buzz about the possibility of a Green New Deal , a comprehensive national plan to tackle climate change and inequality all in one. On Thursday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) finally unveiled a resolution on Capitol Hill. Rather than a set of distinct policies, it’s more of a set of goalposts with ambitions for fighting climate change and […]

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