The simultaneous collapse of our economic and ecological systems has created a great opportunity to support industries that at once rebuild the market and the planet. The transition of the economy from a fossil-fuel to a renewable resource base will provide new jobs and revitalize the American working class, according to Robert Pollin.

Liza Featherstone discusses the potential for jobs in the promising solar and wind energy fields. As these industries grow it will be up to labor unions and legislators to ensure they provide full employment and secure wages.

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