As the planet heats up, experts say we need to stop burning the fossil fuels that have powered civilization for centuries, and switch to renewable energy. In that upheaval, there will be winners and losers. VOA's Steve Baragona went to Holyoke, Massachusetts, a small town at the heart of the energy transition.
Climate change is among the most politically divisive issues in Washington. Some Democrats are backing a Green New Deal to transform the entire energy system in a decade. Republicans say these proposals would wreck the economy. While the federal government is at a stalemate, some states are taking action. VOA's Steve Baragona went to Massachusetts, where the clean-energy workforce is growing.