We co-hosted this online panel with the New Economy Coalition for New Economy Week 2015, featuring speakers from the Institute for Policy Studies, Emerald Cities Cooperative, PUSH Buffalo, and the Asian Pacific Environmental Network:
by Jackie Fielder, Adam Simpson, Carla Skandier, Kat Taylor
Meeting the goal of transitioning away from fossil fuels by 2030 will require new thinking about how to pay for that transition. On this episode of The Next System Podcast, we talk to a banker, a climate and public banking activist, and a Next System Project researcher about that challenge.
This proposal would create within the Green New Deal an agency explicitly designed to free communities from the unjust power of investor-owned utilities in a way that furthers decarbonization and transforms the economy so that it benefits everyone.