Former Obama Economist On 'Green New Deal' Proposal's Economic Implications06:21


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.

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