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Our Plan For The Future

What is the Green New Deal?

The Green New Deal is a congressional resolution to mobilize every aspect of American society to 100% clean and renewable energy, guarantee living-wage jobs for anyone who needs one, and a just transition for both workers and frontline communities—all in the next 10 years.

Green New Deal Resources

Want to know more about the Green New Deal? Explore it more in depth with our list of resources and articles.

Read Our Book

Want a deeper understanding of the Green New Deal? This book of essays collects some of the greatest minds of the decade on the subject and presents a clear roadmap for what the Green New Deal is, why it’s important, and how to win it. Featuring chapters by visionaries like Naomi Klein, Colette Pichon Battle, Rhiana Gunn-Wright, Bill McKibben, Rev William Barber II, and Sunrise’s own Varshini Prakash.

Our Green New Deal Strategy

2017

Phase 1

Launch the movement.

2017

2018

Phase 2

Make climate change matter in the midterm elections.

2018

2019

Phase 3

Make the entire country feel the urgency of the crisis.

2019

2020

Phase 4

Win governing power by bringing it home through the 2020 general election.

2020

2021

Phase 5

Engage in mass noncooperation to interrupt business as usual and win a Green New Deal.

2021

How You Can Help

2020 Elections are some of the most important we will experience in our lives. We kick off an unstoppable wave of environmental justice by installing Green New Deal champions at all levels of government. Help elect true leaders who share our vision of a just future.

Recent Wins

We’re Sending Ed Markey to Congress

Let this be the last time the establishment doubts the power of our movement. Ed Markey beat a 100-year Kennedy dynasty by running for a Green New Deal. Markey puts the deal on the table, but the people make it impossible to refuse. We will protest and strike outside the halls of Congress with our ally Ed Markey on the inside, negotiating the Green New Deal.

Biden Agrees to 100% Clean Energy by 2035

Sunrise Movement helped redesign Biden’s climate plan to meet the crisis with ambition, ensure Indigenous sovereignty, and bring climate justice to Black and Brown families in polluted and exploited communities. Help us keep the pressure on Biden to ban fossil fuel affiliated personnel from his administration.

Ilhan Omar Wins Congressional Seat

Representative Omar has been a bold and progressive leader since she stepped foot in Congress and we couldn’t have been any prouder to support her in her re-election. Help us elect more Green New Deal champions to build power in Congress.

THE RESOLUTION AND ITS SUPPORTERS

Thank you to our supporters in Congress

Donate to help grow the climate revolution. Together we can win.

Sunrise is a movement of young people to stop climate change and create millions of jobs in the process. We’re building people and political power to make this a country where all of us can have a livable future – no matter the color of our skin or where we come from.

Can you make a donation today to help us fight for a Green New Deal and win?