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house The global economy is facing a ‘triple crunch’. It is a combination of a credit-fuelled financial crisis, accelerating climate change and the looming peak in oil production. These three overlapping events threaten to develop into a perfect storm, the like of which has not been seen since the Great Depression. To help prevent this from happening, and to lay the foundations of the economic systems of the future, we need a Green New Deal.

There is still time. Act now and a positive course of action based on the framwork set out in A Green New Deal can pull the world back from economic and environmental meltdown.

US presidential candidate backs the Green New Deal

US Green Party Presidential Candidate Dr Jill Stein has backed the Green New Deal – which she looks to have lifted wholesale from the work of this group. In an interview with Elle magazine she said:
The Green New Deal is an emergency solution to two big crises. One is the crisis of the economy, which is actually [...]

Money no obstacle for Europe: Green QE and fair tax funded infrastructure can replace austerity’s ‘road to ruin’

The Green New Deal Group launched a new report today on the need for Green Infrastructure Quantitative Easing and the collection of money owed by tax cheats as the way forward for Europe, not a form of QE that is already causing economic nightmares and damage in the impact it has already had on Switzerland. I am [...]

The urgent need for green quantitative easing

The following press release has been issued by Caroline Lucas MP and the Green New Deal group this morning. There are more details on green quantitative easing  here:
When George Osborne stands up this Wednesday to deliver his Autumn Statement he will find himself between a rock and a hard place of his own making. The rock [...]

Green New Deal Group set out ‘National Plan’ to detoxify the UK economy.

Sunday 8th September 2013
5 years after Lehmans’ collapse: ‘National Plan’ to detoxify UK economy

Green New Deal Group set out ‘National Plan’ to detoxify the UK economy.
Plan would end zero-hour contracts, remove hidden bank subsidies, cancel PFI, end tax avoidance [...]

Discussion paper: Help save Europe with a Green New Deal

A call to action from the Green New Deal Group.

Briefing: Turn the ‘Green Deal’ into a Green New Deal

The first step to saving the economy: a call to action from the Green New Deal Group.

Report: Green Quantitative Easing

Download the report by Richard Werner.

£100 billion lost to tax ‘flaws and holes’

Green New Deal Group calls for a ‘Great Tax Parachute’ as alternative to spending cuts, to save the public finances and give the economy a soft landing.

Cuts won’t work, but green spending will reduce public debt, create jobs, cut carbon, says Green New Deal Group

Two days ahead of the pre-budget report, and as the UN climate change talks open in Copenhagen – the second report from the author’s of the original Green New Deal says that the Chancellor is likely to miss a historic opportunity to tackle public debt, create thousands of new green jobs and kick-start the transformation to a low-carbon economy.

Budget fails to deliver Green New Deal

Green New Deal Group members explain why the Budget falls far short of what’s needed to tackle the triple crunch of finance, climate and energy crises, and set out their vision for a Green New Deal Budget