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<h1>The Green New Deal in Iowa</h1><h6><i>Natural disasters, clean energy and new agricultural practices. How would the most progressive environmental policy to date affect Iowa?</i></h6>
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The Green New Deal in Iowa

Natural disasters, clean energy and new agricultural practices. How would the most progressive environmental policy to date affect Iowa?

Photo by Austin Goode / Illustration by Lila Johnson The Green New Deal has often been lauded as a plan catered to liberal coastal elites, but not much attention has been paid to how it would affect midwestern states like Iowa. However, with climate change already rearing its ugly head, some Iowans believe the Green New Deal is essential for ensuring the state‚Äôs prosperity moving into the future. In 2019, 48% of likely Democratic caucusgoers supported the Green New Deal, according to the Des Moines Register.  The Green New Deal The Green New Deal, originally introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts in 2019, is a congressional resolution with the goal of tackling climate change in the U.S. The proposal calls on the federal go...
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