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Making Sense of Solar Power

Last week, President Donald Trump announced that the United States will pull out of the Paris climate accord. The move comes as a blow to alternative energy advocates who see green power as the most sustainable and environmentally responsible way forward. But by many accounts, solar power is already growing — and fast. According to one report, solar jobs have grown about 17 times faster than America's overall economy. Given this, is solar power here to stay, no matter what steps the president may take? Our guests are Robert Bryce, author of "Power Hungry: The Myths of 'Green' Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future," Allison Clements, founder of the consulting firm "goodgrid", Dan Reicher, executive director of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford University and Dan Conant, founder of Solar Holler in West Virginia.

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