Uncle Sam Wants YOU for Climate Corps

President Biden announced the launch of the American Climate Corps to celebrate Earth Day. This program is patterned after the Civilian Conservation Corps, AmeriCorps, and the Peace Corps which all focused on providing service opportunities for youth that while gaining vocational skills. The American Climate Corps aims to put thousands of young people to work on climate resilience and clean energy. Learn more in this transcribed interview with the Maggie Thomas aired April 26, 2024 by Living On Earth, Public Radio’s Environmental News Magazine by following this link: https://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=24-P13-00017&segmentID=1. Ms. Thomas is Special Assistant to the President for Climate sand Senior Advisor for Strategic Planning, White House Climate Policy Office.