Robert Pollin Interviewed on Achieving Zero Emissions Even When the Government Won't Help, Discusses Green New Deal Programs

In an exclusive interview with C.J. Polychroniou for Truthout, Robert Pollin discusses options available to state governments to move forward with the greening of the economy even without federal support and explains the significance of Green New Deal Programs.  Pollin and some of his colleagues at the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst produced two studies addressing these issues for the states of Washington and New York..   

Robert Pollin is Distinguished Professor of economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.