Energy

Shifting away from fossil fuels to alternative energy sources is essential. How do we do it? How will we pay for it?​

Video / Audio

Check out this collection of videos and podcast episodes focused on environmental issues.

How Are We Going to Pay for It? - The Green New Deal with Fadhel Kaboub

Fadhel Kaboub, Associate Professor of Economics at Denison University and President of the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity, discusses how the climate emergency should be addressed, what should be done about unemployment and how we must proceed.

GISP Green New Deal Series: Episode 1

#GISPresearch director Mathew Forstater takes a look at what is implied in the term "Green New Deal" in the first video of a special series on the topic #JobGuarantee #Sustainability

Macro n Cheese Podcast Ep. 32 - Politics, Public Banking, and the Green New Deal with Andrés Bernal

This interview covers enough wonky material to satisfy regular fans of Macro N Cheese. But Andrés also inspires us to unleash our imagination, reconsider the nature of work, and plan for a future that meets all our needs.

Academic Publications

A collection of peer-reviewed white papers and working papers from our friends in the MMT academic community.

Guaranteed Green Jobs: Sustainable Full Employment

In most economies, the potential of saving energy via insulation and more efficient uses of electricity is important. The environmental policy proposed in this paper is macroeconomic and offers a structural change of the economy instead of the usual micro solutions.

S.3247 - Fracking Ban Act

This bill phases out hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas. It also requires the Department of Labor to establish a Just Transition Committee to make recommendations on ensuring the health and safety of individuals residing in, and the prosperity of, natural gas- and oil-producing regions during the phaseout of fracking.

H.R.5986 - Environmental Justice For All Act

Communities of color, low-income, Tribal and indigenous, fossil fuel-dependent, and other vulnerable populations, are disproportionately burdened by environmental hazards that include exposure to polluted air, waterways, and landscapes.

Policy Resources

Links to progressive bills and proposals currently making their way through the United States Congress

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