Updated October 28, 2020: Activist and author Bill McKibben quoted Dan’s piece in “The Climate Crisis,” the newsletter he writes for The New Yorker.
Next100 associate director of strategy and operations Daniel Munczek Edelman penned a piece for Yale Environment 360 that examines the various recent proposals to resurrect the New-Deal era Civilian Conservation Corps and explains how to design an effective, modern Corps that addresses both the climate crisis and soaring youth unemployment. Dan writes:
“Our nation is being ravaged by wildfires, hurricanes, and mass unemployment. A new Climate Corps could lead in restoring our economy and natural environment. Yet it must be designed not only to support worthy green projects, but to set up those who serve for future success. That will lead to a future that is not just greener, but more just, too.”
Read “How a Climate Corps Could Put Youth to Work in Greening America” here.