Media Mention: Michael Greenstone on Climate Change and Coronavirus Stimulus

March 24, 2020

 

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"We can both stimulate the economy ... and we can lay the foundation for a lower-carbon future," says University of Chicago economist Michael Greenstone, who served as the Chief Economist for President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers. In addition to renewable energy tax credits, Greenstone says the federal government should invest in electric vehicle charging infrastructure and deploying batteries to store electricity from intermittent sources like the sun and wind.

Read the full NPR article: Climate Change Push Fuels Split On Coronavirus Stimulus

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