Green New Deal Resources
Compiled by Gustavo García López and Diego Andreucci, with additions from the 350PDX GND Team
García López, Gustavo and Diego Andreucci. (2020) Green New Deal(s): A Resource List for Political Ecologists. Undisciplined Environments, July 16.
Books (monographs and edited collections)
Aronoff, Kate, Alyssa Battistoni, Daniel Aldana Cohen, and Thea Riofranco (2019). A Planet to Win: Why we need a Green New Deal. London, Verso.
Cox, Stan (2020) The Green New Deal and Beyond: Ending the Climate Emergency While We Still Can. San Franscisco, City Light Publishers.
Cummins, Ronnie (2020) Grassroots Rising: A Call to Action on Climate, Farming, Food, and a Green New Deal. Chelsea Green Publishing
Pettifor, Anne (2019) The case for the Green New Deal. London, Verso.
Podcasts, webinars and other audiovisual resources
Change Everything (moderated by Maya Menezes and Avi Lewis).
DiEM25, A Green New Deal for Europe (series of podcasts).
Everlein, Sven (2019) The Art of the Green New Deal — A Next Generation Journal of Creative Culture Shift. Medium, April 22 (essay + art)
Feminist Green New Deal Coalition – Earth Week 2020 Online Dialogue: Resilience and a Just Recovery through a Feminist Green New Deal, April 24, 2020.
Kahn, Brian (2019) These Posters Show What a Green New Deal Could Look Like. Gizmodo – Earther, December 25. (essay + art)
New Economics Foundation – Weekly Economics Podcast (moderated by Ayeisha Thomas-Smith), What’s the deal with the Green New Deal? (with Ann Pettifor, Miatta Fahnbulleh, and Waleed Shahid). February 26, 2019.
Novara#FM (moderated by James Butler), Paying for the Planet? Ann Pettifor on the Green New Deal, November 15, 2019.
The Dig (series of podcasts, moderated by Daniel Denvir).
The Intercept, A message from the future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (illustrated video) Naomi Klein and Molly Crabapple, April 17, 2019.
The Intercept, The Right to a Future, Naomi Klein with Greta Thunberg, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Xiye Bastida, Vic Barrett, and Tuntiak Katan, September 10, 2019.
The Leap, 3-part webinar series on Naomi Klein’s book On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal (moderated by Avi Lewis), october-november, 2019.
The Years Project, 5 Myths About The Green New Deal (Rhiana Gunn-Wright) (Videos), August 21, 2019.
Women’s March, Resilience and a Just Recovery Through a Feminist Green New Deal (webinar), April 29, 2020 (different speakers from the Feminist GND Coalition webinar).
Organizations, movement campaigns and resources
Climate Justice Alliance (USA) CJA and the Green New Deal: Centering Frontline Communities in the Just Transition.
Coalition of women’s rights and climate justice organizations (USA/Global) Feminist Agenda for a Green New Deal.
Creative Action Network – Green New Deal Art
Democratic Socialists of America Ecosocialist Working Group (USA) An Ecosocialist Green New Deal.
DiEM25 (Europe) Green New Deal for Europe.
Indigenous Environmental Network (USA) Green New Deal.
New Consensus (USA) Green New Deal
New Economics Foundation (UK) Blue New Deal for coastal communities.
Science for the People (USA) People’s Green New Deal.
Sunrise Movement (USA) Green New Deal
The Leap (Canada) Green New Deal.
The Leap and War on Want (Canada/UK/Global) Global Green New Deal.
Magazine and Blog Special Series/Issues
In These Times, Special Issue on “Getting to Zero Carbon” (edited by Winona LaDuke, May 2019):
- Aronoff, Kate (2019) How To Bury the Fossil Fuel Industry.
- Alperovitz, Gar, and Johanna Bozuwa (2019) Electric Companies Won’t Go Green Unless the Public Takes Control.
- Brecher, Jeremy (2019) Making the Green New Deal Work for Workers. Holt-Gimenez, Eric (2019) We Produce Too Much Food. The Green New Deal Can Stop This.
- Akuno, Kali (2019) The Green New Deal Must Have a Zero Waste Policy.
Jacobin, ongoing series on the GND:
- Aldana Cohen, Daniel (2019) We Need a Green New Deal for Housing, June 4.
- Battistoni, Alyssa and Thea Riofrancos (2019) Bernie Sanders’s Green New Deal Is a Climate Plan for the Many, Not the Few, August 23.
- Bhattachary, Tithi (2019) Three Ways a Green New Deal Can Promote Life Over Capital, June 10.
- Bozuwa, Johanna and Thomas M. Hanna Democratize Finance, Euthanize the Fossil Fuel Industry, March 7.
- Patel, Raj and Jim Goodman (2019) “A Green New Deal for Agriculture”, April 4.
- Svampa, Maristella and Enrique Viale (2020) A View of the Green New Deal From Argentina, June 17.
NACLA Report on the Americas, Special Issue “A Green New Deal for the Americas: Mobilizing for Climate Justice from Above and Below” (edited by Daniel Aldana Cohen and Thea Rionfrancos, 2020):
- Aldana Cohen, Daniel and Thea Rionfrancos (2020) Latin America’s Green New Deal.
- Baker, Shalanda (2020) Fighting for a Just Transition.
- Santiago, Ruth, Catalina M. de Onís and Hilda Lloréns (2020) Powering Life in Puerto Rico.
- Perreault, Tom (2020) Bolivia’s high-stakes lithium gamble.
- Klinger, Julie Michelle (2020) Groundbreaking, without Breaking New Ground.
- Gamble, Julie (2020) A Transit Manifesto for Quito.
- Meek, David and Rebecca Tarlau (2020) Educating for Ecosocialism.
Public Administration Review, Bully Pulpit Symposium The Green New Deal: Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy (edited Nives Dolsak and Aseem Prakash, July 16, 2019)
- Dolsak, Nives and Aseem Prakash (2019) Policy Translation of the Green New Deal: An Introduction to the Symposium.
- Barbier, Eduard B. (2019) The Fall and Rise of the Green New Deal.
- Ardar, Angela, Olivia Burlingame, Anthony Rogers-White and Fernando Tormos-Aponte (2019) Green New Deal Policies Should Be Fueled by Frontline and Grassroots Power.
The Conversation, section on the Green New Deal:
- Blumsack, Seth (2019) The Green New Deal’s 10-year timeframe is unrealistic even if a lot can happen in a few decades, February 21.
- Tienhaara, Kyla (2019) Green New Deal critics can’t see the forest for the trees, February 28.
- Hornborg, Alf (2019) A globalised solar-powered future is wholly unrealistic – and our economy is the reason why, September 6.
- Jacobs, Micheal (2019) Labour’s Green New Deal is among the most radical in the world – but can it be done by 2030?, September 25.
The Shoestring, Imagining a Just Transition in Western Mass (5-part essay by Sarah Field, September 2019).
Uneven Earth, blog GND Series (edited by Leah Temper and Sam Bliss, 2019)
- Temper, Leah and Sam Bliss (2019) A GND for an ecological economy, October 24.
- Keady, Water (2019) Shrink the military, shrink injustice, October 30.
- Gabriel Yahya Haage (2019) Rethinking education for the Green New Deal, November 6.
- Morgan, Caitlin Bradley (2019) A just food transition, December 11.
- Ament, Joel (2020) Public money for environmental justice, January 7.
- Crownshaw, Tim (2020) Energy and the Green New Deal, January 28.
- Garver, Geoff (2020) Who owns the Green New Deal?, February 4.
Reports, briefs, position papers
Agroecology Research Action Collective (2019) The Need for a Food and Agriculture Platform in the Green New Deal.
Cohen, Maev and Sheryl McGregor (2020) Towards a feminist Green New Deal for the UK (A paper for the WBG Commission on a Gender-equal economy). Women’s Budget Group & Women’s Environmental Network (Briefing here).
Data for Progress (2019) A Green New Deal: A Progressive Vision For Environmental Sustainability and Economic Stability. Washington, DC, Data for Progress (DFP has an ongoing series of “memos” on the GND, including one on transportation and two on housing).
Diem25- Europe (2019) The Green New Deal for Europe: Blueprint for a Just Transition.
Droz, Pennelys (2019) Position paper: Mobilizing an Indigenous Green New Deal. NDN Collective.
Harris, Jonathan M. (2019) Ecological Economics of the Green New Deal. Climate Policy Brief No. 11, Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University.
Heron, Kai and Jodi Dean (2020). Revolution or ruin. e-flux (110). June 19.
Indigenous Environmental Network (2019). Green New Deal Must Be Rooted in a Just Transition
Lawrence, Mathew (2019) Road Map to a Green New Deal: From Extraction to Stewardship, Common Wealth.
New Economics Foundation (Powell, D., Krebel, L. & Van Lerven, F.) (2019) Five ways to fund a Green New Deal.
Articles in academic journals (may require subscription or purchase)
Galvin, R., & Healy, N. (2020). The Green New Deal in the United States: What it is and how to pay for it. Energy Research & Social Science, 67, 101529.
Goh, Kian (2020) Planning the Green New Deal: Climate Justice and the Politics of Sites and Scales, Journal of the American Planning Association, in press.
Jacobson, M. Z., Delucchi, M. A., Cameron, M. A., et al. (2019). Impacts of Green New Deal energy plans on grid stability, costs, jobs, health, and climate in 143 countries. One Earth, 1(4), 449–463.
Patel, Raj, and Jim Goodman (2020). The Long New Deal. The Journal of Peasant Studies, 47(3), 431-463.
Pollin, R. (2018). De-Growth vs a Green New Deal. New Left Review, 112, 5-25.
Rodríguez, Emmanuel (2019) ¿Un Green New Deal para España?, Ctxt: Contexto y Acción, N. 242, 9 de octubre.
Stoner, A. M. (2020). Critical Reflections on America’s Green New Deal: Capital, Labor, and the Dynamics of Contemporary Social Change. Capitalism Nature Socialism (online).
Tarus, L., Hufford, M., & Taylor, B. (2017). A Green New Deal for Appalachia: Economic transition, coal reclamation costs, bottom-up policymaking (Part 2). Journal of Appalachian Studies, 23(2), 151-169.
Taylor, B., Hufford, M., & Bilbrey, K. (2017). A Green New Deal for Appalachia: Economic transition, coal reclamation costs, bottom-up policymaking (Part 1). Journal of Appalachian Studies, 23(1), 8-28.
White, D. (2020). Just transitions/design for transitions: Preliminary notes on a design politics for a Green New Deal. Capitalism Nature Socialism, 31(2), 20-39.
Short essays and blogs
Ajl, Max (2018) Beyond the Green New Deal. The Brooklynrail, November.
Aronoff, Kate (2018) With a Green New Deal, Here’s What the World Could Look Like for the Next Generation. The Intercept, December 5.
Barca, Stefania (2020) Within and beyond the pandemic. Demanding a Care Income and a feminist Green New Deal for Europe. Undisciplined Environments, April 7.
Bernes, Jasper (2019) Between the devil and the Green New Deal. Commune, April 25.
Beuret, Nicholas (2019) A Green New Deal Between Whom and For What? Viewpoint Magazine, October 24.
Cooke, Shamus (2019) Will A Green New Deal Save the Climate, or Save Capitalism? CounterPunch, May 8.
Dale, Gareth (2019). Degrowth and the Green New Deal. The Ecologist
Dunlap, Alexander (2019) Preliminary comments on the Green New Deal Part I: Congressional Resolution. 25 September. Green New Deal Part II: Good, Bad & the Ugly, 11 November. Terra Nullius
Dyne, Bryan and Barry Grey (2019) The fallacies and evasions of the Green New Deal. World Socialist Web Site, 5 March.
Gebrial, Dalia (2019). As the left wakes up to climate injustice, we must not fall into ‘green colonialism’. The Guardian, May 8.
Gilio-Whitaker, Dina (2019) How to Indigenize the Green New Deal and environmental justice. High Country News, July 10.
Goodrich, Mathew Miles (2019) The Climate Movement’s Decades-Long Path to the Green New Deal. Dissent Magazine, February 15.
Heron, Kai (2019) Capitalists fear the Green New Deal — and for good reason. ROAR Magazine, May 8.
Gray-Arnold, David (2019) How will we pay for a just transition? Briarpatch, April 29.
Hickel, Jason (2019) Climate breakdown is coming. The UK needs a Greener New Deal. The Guardian, March 5.
Hill, Zack (2019) Nine Ways Scientists Can Support a People’s Green New Deal. Science for the People, 22(1), Spring.
Huber, Matt (2018) Building a “Green New Deal”: Lessons From the Original New Deal. Verso blog, 19 November.
Jordana, Rufus (2019) False hopes for a Green New Deal. OpenDemocracy, August 29.
Kallis, Giorgos (2019) A Green New Deal Must Not Be Tied to Economic Growth. Truthout. March 10.
Klein, N. (2019) Only a green new deal can douse the fires of eco-fascism. The Intercept, September 16.
Kolinjivadi, Vijay (2019). Why a “Green New Deal” must be decolonial. Al Jazeera, December 7.
Kolinjivadi, Vijay and Ashish Kothari (2020) How new is the Green New Deal for the Global South? Undisciplined Environments, May 26.
Lazare, Sarah (2019) What It Will Take to Build Union Support for the Green New Deal—Despite the AFL-CIO. In These Times, March 18.
Levitz, Eric (2018) Is a Green New Deal Possible Without a Revolution? New York Magazine, December 13.
Levy-Uyeda, Ray (2019) The Red Deal Is an Indigenous Climate Plan That Builds on the Green New Deal. Teen Vogue, November 1.
Marsili, Lorenzo and Anne Pettifor (2020) Investing in the Future: Why Europe Needs a Green New Deal. Green European Journal, March 2.
Mastini, Riccardo (2019). Funding the Green New Deal: The evocation of Keynes. The Money Question, August 5.
Mastini, Riccardo, Giorgos Kallis and Jason Hickel (2020) Europe’s Green Deal is a tepid response to the climate crisis. New Statesman, December 3.
Powers, Nicholas (2019). The Green New Deal Can Help Us Fight White Supremacy. Truthout, September 22.
Reese, April (2019). Public Lands Are Critical to Any Green New Deal. Outside Online, April 8.
Riofrancos, Thea (2019) Plan, Mood, Battlefield – Reflections on the Green New Deal. Viewpoint Magazine, May 16.
Saltmarsh, Chris (2019) How to win a socialist Green New Deal. The Ecologist, September 27.
Slobodian, Quinn (2020) When the Green New Deal Goes Global. Foreign Policy, January 11.
Táíwò, Olúfẹ́mi O. (2019) How the Green New Deal can avoid climate colonialism. Pacific Standard, February 25.
Vansintjan, Aaron (2019) Degrowth vs. the Green New Deal. Briarpatch, April 29.
Varoufakis, Yanis and David Adler (2019) It’s time for nations to unite around an International Green New Deal. The Guardian, April 23.
Van Sant, Levi (2019) Land Reform and the Green New Deal, Dissent Magazine, Fall.
Wilt, James (2020) “Either you are fighting to eliminate exploitation or not”: A leftist critique of the Green New Deal (Interview with Max Ajl). Canadian Dimension, June 14.
Recursos en Español (in Spanish)
Atienza, Jara (2019). Jeremy Rifkin: Un Green New Deal Global para salvar al mundo. Ethic, 18 de diciembre.
Bertinat, Pablo (2016) Transición energética justa: pensando la democratización energética. Montevideo, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Uruguay.
Honty, Gerardo y Eduardo Gudynas (2014) Cambio Climático y Transiciones al Buen Vivir: Alternativas al desarrollo para un clima seguro. Lima, Red Peruana por una Globalización con Equidad.
Movement Generation (2016) De los Tanques y Bancos a la Cooperación y el Cuidado: Un Marco Estratégico para la Transición Justa.
Mediavilla, Margarita. (2020). No saldremos de esta crisis con un New Green Deal. El Salto Diario, 30 de abril.
Pollin, Robert (2018) Decrecimiento vs. Nuevo New Deal Verde. New Left Review, 112, 5-25.
Svampa, Maristella and Enrique Viale (2020) “Nuestro Green New Deal”, Revista Anfibia.
Tena, Alejandro (2019). Green New Deal vs. Decrecentismo. Público, 23 de octubre.
Tejero, Héctor y Emilio Santiago (2019) ¿Qué hacer en caso de incendio? Manifiesto por el Green New Deal. Madrid, Capitán Swing.
Tornel, Carlos (Coord.) (2019) Alternativas para limitar el calentamiento global en 1.5°C. Más allá de la economía verde. Ciudada de México, Heinrich Böll Stiftung México y el Caribe.
Campaña por un Pacto Ecosocial del Sur (página web).
CENSAT Agua Viva: Transiciones.info (página web)
CLACSO: “Por un pacto Social, Ecológico, Económico e Intercultural para América Latina” (webinar). Lanzamiento del Pacto Ecosocial del Sur, 24 de junio 2020.
Fundación Rosa Luxemburgo – Oficina Región Andina: Pacto del Sur – Pacto del Norte? Diálogo entre el “Pacto Ecosocial del Sur” y el “Green New Deal”, 8 de julio 2020.