I turn on TV and Rachel Maddcow is ranting about what would happen if Putin attacked America in the middle of a polar vortex and cut off the natural gas and other fossil fuel supplies to the effective region? I guess she just needed some why to bring up Putin and cold. I can see no possibility of that happening.
However a “green new deal” which outlaws fossil fuel would be much more likely to kill thousands in a polar vortex if all they could use for energy was electricity produced by wind and solar. Because power lines go down and there just not enough energy in the winter produced by green sources to meet the needs.
" [Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Plan to Get the US Off Fossil Fuels Is Gaining Steam]
“The tenets of the deal are to transition to 100 percent renewable energy while ensuring a just transition for those employed in the fossil fuel industry and a green jobs guarantee.”