Margaret Klein Salamon PhD,, The Climate Mobilization, joins Thom. If you turn on Fox so-called News at any point on any day of the week - you're probably going to hear one of its pundits go on and on about how green energy is nothing but a waste of money. That pundit will probably also say something about how global warming is a myth and that fossil fuels are a great source of wealth. Such is the world of Fox So-Called News. But here's the thing - contrary to what you might hear on the right-wing media - fighting global warming and transitioning to renewable energy isn't bad for the economy. Far from it. According to a new report from the Labor Network for Sustainability - 350.org - and Synapse Energy Economics - fighting global warming and moving towards a renewable energy sector would actually be good for the economy. And I mean really good. The group has put together a plan that it says will reduce greenhouse gasses by 80 percent by 2050 and create 500,000 jobs every year. But is this plan enough to hold off total climate devastation?
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