Explain It To Me: Green Jobs with Third Way’s John Milko

We’re launching a new series to help explain a lot of the terms and concepts that are trending right now. We’re in a period of green transitions, investments in infrastructure, EVs, AVs, nature-based solutions, etc, etc. With this series, we want to ask the experts to break these issues down for us and provide a bit of context of how they might apply to us. This week we’re diving into green jobs with John Milko, Third Way’s Policy Advisor to the Climate and Energy Program. Take a watch as we ask John to explain how many jobs can be created through investments in green infrastructure, what types of jobs these will be, and how permanent they are. 

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