Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks as Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) and other Congressional Democrats listen during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Green New Deal whips up a US political whirlwind

ANALYSIS | Green plan has sparked a national debate on climate change and exposed the gulf between Democrats and Republicans, writes Karl-Erik Stromsta

26 March 2019 12:29 GMT Updated  23 April 2019 15:29 GMT