Unfortunately there appears to be little recognition that such a Green New Deal must address a much bigger set of issues than merely climate change.
The trigger for all this change may have been what happened in Paris but could not stay in Paris.
The next 25 years will see a radical shift towards renewables and away from coal, a global energy centre of gravity pivoting towards India and the prospect of Africa leapfrogging dirty energy.
A significant threshold has been crossed by renewable energy as analysts report that the sectorʼs size last year reached double the level it was at just 10 years earlier.
The latest data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) and other sources proves that the oil and gas majors are in deep trouble.