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EarthTalk: Building the Green Economy

In a recent speech to Congress, President Barack Obama said: "To truly transform our economy, protect our security, and save our planet from the ravages of climate change, we need to ultimately make clean, renewable energy the profitable kind of energy.” Pictured: A wind farm takes shape in Langdon, North Dakota.

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What does it mean when one uses the phrase, “building a green economy?” I’ve heard it repeated a few times lately and would like to have a better understanding of the concept. – Rosie Chang, Islip, NY The phrase “building a green economy” means …

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Biden Task Force Looks for Green Jobs to Spur Growth, Boost Middle Class Income

Vice president Joseph Biden has taken his ‘Middle Class Task Force’ on the road planning to canvas the country for effective ways and means to spur ‘green’ job growth, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address the historically large and still growing income disparity evident across American society. Biden and team made their first stop in Philadelphia yesterday. Convening an inaugural meeting in the vice …

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