Former green jobs adviser to the White House and founder of environmental justice group, Green For All, Van Jones joins Planet Forward’s Frank Sesno in a discussion of some of the best ideas from citizens and experts on whether we should move away from fossil fuels, how that could be done, and what kind of impact that might have on the economy.
First, we hear about five neighbors in California installed solar panels on their roofs on their own — but can this idea be implemented in places like St. Louis? Van Jones recommends that anyone who want to do something like this should start with the Planning Commission before you get started.
Then we hear about an Native American reservation in South Dakota that is investing in wind energy. Could this create green jobs for communities around the nation?