276 Green Economics


Robert Pollin has co-authored a book with Noam Chomsky about the economics of the climate crisis and the globel green deal. He believes that economic growth can (and must) continue while we reduce greenhouse gas emissions and learn to live within the earth’s finite resources. He explains his solutions to Metta.


Robert Pollin




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I think you’re expecting people to stop consuming physical things and stop traveling for pleasure. Yes, we could all get along with less materialism, but are we likely to do so? I doubt it. Somehow there will need to be a social movement to convince everyone that we only need two or three changes of clothing for each season. My closet is full of shoes.

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