An insurgent movement is pushing Democrats to back an ambitious climate change solution.
Mr. David Roberts is a staff writer for Vox, writing about energy and the environment. In this lecture, Mr. Roberts will discuss the history and basic premise of the Green New Deal, the details (or lack thereof), and the politics of this largely youth-driven movement. A discussion and Q&A will follow hosted by Dr. Jason Scorse, Director of the Center for the Blue Economy. Where does the blue economy fit into the Green New Deal?
The Policy and Politics of the Green New Deal
A Discussion with Mr. David Roberts
Thursday, May 2, 2019
6:30-8:00pm, Free, Open to Public
McCone Irvine Auditorium
499 Pierce Street, Monterey
"The Green New Deal, Explained," by David Roberts, Vox, 12.21.18
House Resolution on the Green New Deal introduced on 2.7.19 by Rep. Ocasio-Cortez
"This is an Emergency, Damn it: Green New Deal Critics are Missing the Bigger Picture," by David Roberts, Vox, 2.23.19
"Putting the Blue in the Green New Deal," by Jason Scorse and David Helvarg
Lecture Location: McCone Irvine Auditorium
The McCone Building is located at 499 Pierce Street, Monterey, CA, 93940, on the campus of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Attendees should enter through the glass doors from Pierce Street, and the Irvine Auditorium is located inside to the left. View the campus map.
Parking is available in any Middlebury Institute campus lot after 5 p.m., or on the street (time limits on surrounding streets end at 6 p.m.)
Contact Rachel Christopherson at the Center for the Blue Economy at firstname.lastname@example.org or (831) 647-6615.