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Global warming is a serious danger to all major coastal cities, not to mention northern inland cities affected by extreme weather like the polar vortex in early 2019. If we do not make drastic change SOON, our children and our children’s children will have to bear the consequences of our inaction. Average global temperatures and average global sea levels WILL rise and cause havoc to our Earth.
If you think most of the carbon emissions in the world come from developing countries like China or India, YOU’RE WRONG. These countries are taking more steps to reduce their carbon emissions than the USA is, especially China.
If you do not think economic inequality isn’t fair because people need to work hard in order to reach success, then imagine experiencing limitations to education and opportunities because you have to work two or three jobs just to survive because you were not lucky enough to be born into a moderately wealthy family. What ISN’T fair is that more than 70% of our economy’s wealth goes to the top 2% percent. Do your research: the original New Deal was built off an extremely similar tax model as the Green New Deal proposes.