"The Obama Effect" On The Environment & Energy

Much of President Obama's policy revolves around the three E's: environment, energy and the economy. By and large, the American economy is not a sustainable economy. It is based on an economic model that depends on consumption and the desire for more stuff.

To help break down which parts of the stimulus plan will be good for both the economy and the environment, Tony Cox talks with David Roberts, a staff writer for the environmental news website Grist.org, Leslie Fields, the National Environmental Justice and Community Partnerships Director for The Sierra Club, and Jerome Ringo, the President of an environmental justice organization called Apollo Alliance.

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