Last week, I told you about a report conducted by BBC Research and Consulting that concluded that deployment of advanced coal-based electricity generation facilities
(power plants) equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS)
technologies that reduce carbon dioxide emissions could generate $1 trillion of economic output and create 7
million man-years of employment.
We announced the findings last week in Washington, D.C., along with several labor groups: the Industrial Union Council of the American Federation of Labor and
Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), the International
Brotherhood of Boilermakers (IBB), the International Brotherhood of
Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA).
Below, watch highlights of the event: