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The Green Economy

“We can’t drill and burn our way out of our economic and ecological ills, but we can invent and invest our way out”, says Van Jones, the author of The Green Collar Economy and founder of Green for All.
This guy doesn’t need my help nor do I get any consideration for recommending this book. But this is a thoughtful straight forward view of how we can help the economy, create jobs, and retool America to get out of this economic slump while repairing the environment. That’s an incredible task and often encompassing goals that seem contradictory. But it’s do-able! There is hardly anything these days that is more important or has more far reaching effects …

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Saving the economy and saving the planet

The potential economic benefits offered by the green economy in the current economic downturn will be explored on Budget Day by three leading experts in the fields of economics and environmental research: Dr Alex Bowen, of the LSE’s Grantham Research Centre, Professor Paul Ekins of Kings College, London and Dr Ralf Martin part of the ESRC’s Centre for Economic Performance.
Is the recession an opportunity to move away from some traditional, and environmentally unfriendly, industries to cleaner, greener industries to create new and sustainable employment?
The potential economic benefits offered by the green economy in the current economic downturn will be explored on Budget Day by three leading experts in the fields of economics and environmental research: …

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