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Greening the Global Economy

Robert Pollin

Abstract

Greening the Global Economy develops a workable solution to stabilizing the global climate through investments in energy efficiency and clean renewable energy. The investment program advanced in the book will also generate millions of new job opportunities in all regions of the world. This is even after we allow for the dramatic and unavoidable contraction in the production and consumption of oil, coal, and natural gas. Burning these fossil fuels to generate energy is the single largest cause of climate change. The clean energy investment program does not require reductions in economic growth; ... More

Keywords: Global clean energy investment program, climate stabilization, expanding job opportunities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780262028233
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262028233.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Pollin, author