Group proposes ‘green New Deal’
Green Movement suggests new economic agenda, to include replacing GDP with the GPI, raising taxes on environmentally unfriendly products, raising capital gains and corporate taxes, and transitioning to renewable energy
The tent city protests have placed the nation’s economic system at the front and center of the current public discourse. In addition to the government-appointed committee of experts and the one appointed by the protesters themselves, a solution seems to be emerging from unexpected quarters: An environmental New Deal.
This is an ambitious program formulated by the Israeli Green Movement, designed to shape a new – and green – economic policy for the State of Israel.
Movement members have recently put the finishing touches on a position paper called, ‘A Green New Deal for Israel.’
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