The Dying Elephant in the Room: The Need for a Green New Deal

Failing to recognize the importance of addressing climate change means failing to recognize the importance of our futures, the beauty of the world around us and our privilege in ending this fight. The position of our school in the nation’s capital means we are not necessarily the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, but we are in a unique situation where we can directly influence lawmakers to fight it. Major corporations, like those in the fossil fuel and food production industries, continue to leak pollutants into the atmosphere, land and water with little to no regulations. There are