Ocasio-Cortez Calls for Green New Deal to Combat NYC Subway Flooding

Breitbart | 7/21/2019 | Hannah Bleau
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) took to Twitter Friday afternoon, renewing calls for the implementation of the Green New Deal amid a national heatwave and severe flooding in New York City.

The lawmaker posted a video, showing severe flooding at the Court Square subway station in New York City.

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“This is what the climate crisis is doing, and will do, to American infrastructure,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.

“This is why we need a #GreenNewDeal that invests in a solution on the scale of the problem – and can help our nation transition, adjust, and prevent further damage in the climate crisis,” she continued:

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The freshman lawmaker’s Green New Deal rolled out with a rocky start. While it asserted that “human activity is the dominant cause of observed climate change over the past century” and added that “a changing climate is causing sea levels to rise and an increase in wildfires, severe storms, droughts, and other extreme weather events that threaten human life,” it...
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