Forged in Fire: Lessons from a California town for a Green New Deal – Naomi Klein

The Chico California plan is one of many similar local initiatives that have sprung up… [and] may be the most politically significant. Because the Chico Green New Deal is based directly on this region’s hard-won experience of living through the 2018 inferno; it was forged, quite literally, in fire. Like its national inspiration, the Chico Green New Deal framework marries rapid decarbonization targets with calls for more affordable housing; a safe and sustainable food system; investments in “clean, 21st century” public transit; green jobs creation, including projects earmarked for the poorest residents; and much more.

https://theintercept.com/2019/11/07/california-wildfires-green-new-deal/

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