Center for American Progress' Hendricks talks hurdles, opportunities for 'green' stimulus
What are some of the key provisions that should be included in the next economic stimulus to help boost green job growth and renewable energy projects? What hurdles exist to passing a so-called 'green' stimulus? Which industries should benefit from the economic package? During today's OnPoint, Bracken Hendricks, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, discusses his recent testimony on the upcoming stimulus before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. He explains how carbon intensive industries should be addressed in the plan and assesses the level of risk associated with investing in new, green projects.