While the Green New Deal is a point of strategic unity for those committed to political-economic transformation, it is also site of political contestation across the capitalism-growth debate.
The financial and Covid-19 crises have illustrated the need for a green model of capitalism. This will be vital for ensuring a sustainable future.
Whilst the ambition of Labour’s GND should be applauded, questions remain regarding its technological and political feasibility.
The Green New Deal may lead us to a more sustainable economy, but there are many obstacles to its success; particularly when applied to the UK context.
Theresa May’s new government can seize the opportunities of the political and economic climate and announce a Green New Deal […]