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Towards a Green Economy: Private or Public? – Robert Pollin on RAI (8/8)
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Towards a Green Economy: Private or Public? – Robert Pollin on RAI (8/8)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Pollin says if we let the market operate on its own without some form of major public sector intervention, there’s no chance whatsoever that we’re going to achieve climate stabilization. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced January 14, 2015.

Towards a Green Economy: Tax, Trade, Cap, Deny? – Robert Pollin on RAI (7/8)
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Towards a Green Economy: Tax, Trade, Cap, Deny? – Robert Pollin on RAI (7/8)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Pollin says the politics around climate change has deteriorated; a few years ago even President Bush and Senator McCain were both talking about measures to increase energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced January 13, 2015.

Towards a Green Economy: Fighting at the Local Level – Robert Pollin on RAI (6/8)
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Towards a Green Economy: Fighting at the Local Level – Robert Pollin on RAI (6/8)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Pollin says no-GDP growth is unrealistic and unnecessary as the way to achieve carbon emission targets – green economists must be advocates of job creation. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced January 11, 2015.

Towards a Green Economy: Green Growth or no Growth? – Robert Pollin on RAI (5/8)
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Towards a Green Economy: Green Growth or no Growth? – Robert Pollin on RAI (5/8)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Pollin says no-GDP growth is unrealistic and unnecessary as the way to achieve carbon emission targets – green economists must be advocates of job creation. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced January 11, 2015.

Towards a Green Economy: Is Clean Coal and Carbon Capture an Option? – Robert Pollin on RAI (4/8)
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Towards a Green Economy: Is Clean Coal and Carbon Capture an Option? – Robert Pollin on RAI (4/8)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Pollin says there’s no evidence technology will make fossil fuel clean, and it’s more cost-effective to achieve energy efficiency and produce alternative energy. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced January 9, 2015.

Towards a Green Economy: Proposal for a Sustainable Plan – Robert Pollin on RAI (2/8)
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Towards a Green Economy: Proposal for a Sustainable Plan – Robert Pollin on RAI (2/8)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Pollin says a global 1.5% of GDP per year investment in energy efficiency is the first step towards achieving necessary targets – but the fossil fuel industry is against it. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced January 7, 2015.

Towards a Green Economy: How Urgent is It? – Robert Pollin on Reality Asserts Itself (1/8)
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Towards a Green Economy: How Urgent is It? – Robert Pollin on Reality Asserts Itself (1/8)

Mr. Pollin tells Paul Jay the most likely scenario is that the level of CO2 carbon dioxide emissions are going to be twice the level that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, says is necessary to have a chance to stabilize the climate. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced January 6, 2015.

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