A Green New Deal means beating the climate crisis, creating a fairer economy and a more equal society, together.
The Green New Deal
The Green New Deal (GND) is an intellegent plan to transform Australia’s economic face to safely address the climate crisis. It is a suite of policies developed by Stanford University that is gaining momentum around the world and the GND has been embraced in Australia by the Greens who see it as a way out of the current climate emergency and a means of addressing the growing inequality caused by the greed and self-interest that characterises current politics.
The Morrison government have dismissed the Green New Deal in favor for the fossil fuel industry at a cost that seems dangerous and short-sighted. Labor have given the GND little thought and so the greatest commitment for the plan rests with the Australian Greens.
When implemented, the GND will complement drive lower carbon emissions, create a Job Guarantee, protect our waterways, protect biodiversity while creating Green energy economy for a fairer, more equitable society.
Greens believe we need:
- 100% renewable energy by 2030
- 100% public ownership of energy and water
- An end to the logging of native forests
- Expansion of the public service sector
- Revitalise Australian Manufacturing
- Invest in Public Housing, Job Guarantee and Universal basic income