Sunday, May 19, 2019
"A Message from the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez": the 12-year Green New Deal
“A Message from the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez”, an animated short film by The Interceptm 8 minutes, directed by Kim Boekbinder and Jim Baat.
AOC narrates an optimistic Green New Deal in which humankind and start to reverse climate change in 12 years – or else.
She points out that Exxon started doing studies on carbon dioxide emissions in 1977, just four years after the Arab Oil Embargo of 1073 when the mantra was to produce more oil and gas. By the late 1980s, people were starting to notice the possibility that climate would be a big issue.
She also explains her “socialist” agenda. She points out that her native Puerto Rico lost more people to Hurricane Maria than NYC did in 9/11.
There are some reports that California may ban internal combustion engines in the future and allow only all electric. How can you have adequate range?