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More offshore wind and solar--and Green New Deal

While Markey and Liss-Riordan agree that the nation must move toward a green economy with sharp increases in offshore wind, solar and geothermal energy, Liss-Riordan argued the Green New Deal and Markey's environmental message contained a good deal of "lofty language" but not much in the way of financial planning.

Liss-Riordan thanked Markey for his environmental focus and said she supported the Green New Deal's goals, but added that the senator had "been in Washington for a long time. It's time to move beyond talking about these issues, and actually delivering."

"We need a concrete way to pay for this revolution and concrete goals for how we're actually going to shift our energy sources to renewable sources," said Liss-Riordan, who called for carbon pricing as a method to help fund innovative ways to combat climate change. "Nobody is talking about how we are going to pay for these revolutionary changes we're going to need."

Source: Springfield Republican on 2020 Massachusetts Senate debate , Nov 10, 2019

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