Green New Deal Outcomes:
RED LINE ITEMS: WHAT WE DON'T WANT TO SEE IN THE GREEN NEW DEAL
Fossil Fuel subsidies,
No new fossil fuel infrastructure,
terminate extraction and subsidizing of all dirty fuels
Economy and Ecology are not Separate, Enshrine rights to a healthy environment with enforceable penalties for transgressions
Stop exploiting other species, end old-growth logging, Stop ocean fish farming, Stop whale watching
Preserve and conserve natural environment, safe healthy environment as a human right.
eliminate GDP as a good measure of anything
Stop single-use plastic packaging
No bitumen tankers in Salish sea
No open net fish Farms
No hate speech in public or on social media
No more Pipelines
Ban fossil fuel emissions by 2020
No increase of drilling and exploration for fossil fuels
Disallow pay inequity
No exporting of Canadian water to the USA
Large reduction in gasoline-powered cars/trucks
No more tankers in BC waters.
No open net fish farms in the ocean.
No huge social disparity.
No subsidies for corrupt corporate polluters.
Stop lobbying of government by industry
Stop old-growth logging
No use of toxic pesticide/herbicides.
GREEN LINE ITEMS: WHAT WE WANT TO SEE IN THE GREEN NEW DEAL
Declare a national climate emergency at all government levels
Increase subsidy for renewable energy
Federally mandated transition to green energy
Assistance in training for the green transition
Clean energy subsidies
Support for elections without corporate influence - Not all on young people, responsibility to act by all in all spheres of activity.
No corporate control of government -proportional representation
Equitable fair, real democracy:
Protect religious diversity
Reduce and control food travelling costs/structures e.g. promoting local food while restricting hi CO2 to food transit
Divestment of all public dollars from industrial farming-
move toward sustainable agriculture
Leave no one behind - education, health care communications, indigenous population
Massive investment in public transit
Harmonize UNDRIP with Canadian laws
Combine indigenous traditional knowledge with science for climate action
Justice for marginalized women and the homeless
Parsimonious use of Natural Resources (water collection, heat pumps)
Increase taxes on the wealthy
Get big money out of politics
Federally financed incentives for green energy
Multiple coordinated incentives for e-cars/ bikes with increased charging networks
Increase carbon tax steeply
Green Transportation bus and Ferries
Get off addiction to fossil fuel,investment
Train workers for new economy
Green solar/ green energy for all houses
Green mandates for new building permits
Institute subsidies for renewable energy
Preserve all wetlands
Protect environment from corporate greed ( air, water, land) with new legislation
Clean up and stabilize environment
Protect the environment by banning pesticides
Support production of safe sustainable food
Federally funded Agricultural Extension programs to train and encourage New farmers
Decarbonize the economy
Wind down extractive Industries
Publicly funded elections
Free University education for everyone to be equipped to change the world
Subsidized clean energy
Train Workforce for the green economy
True Cradle to Cradle pricing
Provide capacity ($) for indigenous participation
Limit election spending - publicly financed elections
Support youth involvement and Leadership
Set date for moratorium on all fossil fuel-burning Vehicles (5 to 10 years)
Zero-interest Loans for Green Building retrofit
Feds invest in renewable energy
Support for Family Farms
Electric transport ( cars, buses, and Ferries)
Bring back local trains
The right to live safely, free from fear of being different racially, sexually, economically.
Community based education
Incremental tariffs on food determined by how/ how far they are transported.
Guaranteed rate to healthcare including abortions.
Construction of housing with high levels of environmentally sound features
.Funding for community land acquisition for agricultural purposes
Equitable power structure who is at the table and has input and power.
Leave no one behind: through education, healthcare, communication media.
.safe, healthy environment as a human right
Encourage agricultural carbon Sequestration projects
Increase/encourage alternatives to wood for paper and construction.
More tax incentives for green building practices
Stronger movement to sustainable energy, solar, wind, etc.
government subsidies to sustainable energy
free public transportation Dash increase electric cars – carbon tax on fossil fuels - accurate monitoring of omissions
Publicly funded media separate from political influence.
accurate reporting of the climate crisis in mainstream media
Subsidized retraining and innovative business shifts.
Dollars for local collaborative innovative and network for ideas sharing
Cleanup environments damage by fossil fuel extraction.
Right to a healthy environment.
Protect all species.
Indigenous rights and ownership.
passenger only ferries
Free public transportation.