No doubt you’ve noticed how the USA and their presidential election race has recently been at the forefront of global news networks, our own included. And you may have also heard rather a lot about the Green New Deal that Joe Biden and his Democratic party have been proposing for a while now.
The Green New Deal and Its Effect on South Africa
So, what have American politics got to do with us in South Africa? Quite a lot really, as what the superpower USA does, often impacts how other world leaders come together to tackle important issues that affect the world.
What to Know About the USA’s Green New Deal
With climate change especially, becoming more and more under the spotlight, the goal of the Green New Deal is aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst possible consequences of global warming on our planet. The United Nations and scientists have warned for some time now that rising global temperatures will create more intense heat waves, wildfires and droughts of which we can already see some evidence.
Now, while the Green New Deal is far more complex than just tackling global warming in the USA, the main take away for the rest of us, is that looking after our planet is of paramount importance and the sooner we all join the green revolution the better.
As our world leaders work hard at ironing out the big stuff, did you know that you, your family, your friends and your neighbours can actually all start today by making a great impact on reducing global warming in a very simple way?
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