The purpose of this assignment is to ensure you are familiar with the text of an
The purpose of this assignment is to ensure you are familiar with the text of and implications for the "Green New Deal" (House Resolution [HR] 109, 2019). It is important to note that the Green New Deal (GND) is a statement of intent, a proclamation of values and goals, rather than an absolute policy or law that has been passed with specific measures that require compliance. First, read the following two texts link to Green New Deal (HR109) text: https://www.congress.gov/116/bills/hres109/BILLS-116hres109ih.pdf Link to article, "What the Green New Deal Means for the Food on your Plate": https://civileats.com/2019/02/07/what-the-green-new-deal-has-to-say-about-sustainable-agriculture/ After reading the text of the GND and the supplemental article above, answer the following questions: (complete sentences please, 50 words each) 1. What global and national reasons are given to justify the need for the resolution in the first place? 2. In what sense is climate change said to be a threat to U.S. national security? 3. What are the 5 main goals of the GND (section begins on p.5 @ Line #1, Parts A-E)? Describe a few of the programs/interventions proposed to help meet these goals (section begins on p.6 @ Line #18, Parts A-N). 4. How is social justice for historically disadvantaged groups incorporated into the GND goals? 5. How might the GND be considered both an economic and environmental policy proposal? 6. How is the GND targeting our U.S. food production systems? What specific aspects of food production will be addressed? (second article)

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