Natural Resources

Protecting our natural resources is not only possible, but necessary for our survival on this planet.​

Video / Audio

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

"Be Radicals": Fadhel Kaboub on the Green New Deal, MMT, and Achieving the Impossible

The time is past due for radical policies. In today’s installment of MMT Mondays, Professor Fadhel Kaboub walks us through the climate catastrophe developing right before our eyes alongside the many social, economic, and political crises afflicting people across the nation.

Macro n Cheese Podcast Ep. 51 - A Climate in Crisis with Steve Keen

If you thought you understood the urgency of climate change, our guest, Professor Steve Keen, will shatter those illusions. We’ll be straight with you, this is not an easy episode to hear - but you need to listen anyway.

GreenNewDeal: Our Path to Progress, Harrisburg, PA, October 19, 2019

A Real Progressives exclusive event--Green New Deal: Our Path To Progress

Academic Publications

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

Food Sovereignty: A Strategy for Environmental Justice

Dominant approaches to rural development have proven unable to confront the structural challenges posed by a system where progress itself generates hunger and increasing environmental damage. This article places its accent on the direct action of communities to organize themselves to satisfy their food and other basic needs and those of their regions with self-help strategies that could be applied in both rural and urban areas.

S. 2300 - Clean Industrial Technology Act of 2019

This bill provides incentives for the nonpower industrial sector to reduce nonwater greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere.

H.R.795 - Preserve Our Lakes and Keep Our Environment Safe Act

This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to conduct a study to determine the economic and environmental risks to the Great Lakes of oil or hazardous liquids spills or leaks from onshore, underwater pipeline facilities in the Straits of Mackinac.

S.1022 - Greener Air Standards Mean Our National Security, Environment, and Youth Saved Act

To clarify the effect of certain final rules and determinations of the Environmental Protection Agency relating to greenhouse gas emissions standards for light-duty vehicles.

Policy Resources

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

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