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Nationalize the Fossil Fuel Industry

Carla Skandier

Carla Skadnier writes for In These Times about nationalizing the fossil fuel industry and the transitioning into a green economy. Carla Skadnier writes an op-ed for that addresses "systemic solutions that address this dynamic of profit and control:" 

As the Trump administration continues to run down the carbon clock as quickly and as irresponsibly as it can, the time has come to promote solutions that can deal with this massive private control of fossil fuel reserves. A future government may have no choice but to de-privatize control of these reserves, which would detach them from single-minded profit interests and take fossil fuel companies, powerful forces of climate opposition, out of the equation as we genuinely figure out the rest of the green transition.

Read more at  In These Times