Great Ideas: Is there sneaky good news on climate‪?

We’ve all heard the bad news. The planet is heating up at breakneck speed. Unless we reach zero net carbon emissions by 2050, we are in for a world of hurt. But Lindsey Walter, a Climate and Energy expert at the think tank Third Way, says that if you look closely at all the numbers there’s a lot of good news that gets buried. There’s major economic opportunity especially in the Midwest states. And the total cost of the transition is affordable. A look at what net zero emissions means, what the numbers say about our future, and why that future could be brighter than we think.