Democratic representatives in Congress are expected to introduce a resolution Thursday calling for a "Green New Deal" to transform the economy to fight climate change. Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is spearheading the effort in the House, and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) is expected to push a companion resolution in the Senate. Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Michael Greenstone, professor in economics at the University of Chicago.
This segment aired on February 7, 2019.