How Green Is It?

Green Jobs coming to NC? Reports indicate that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will create a lot of green work in NC.

Last week, WUNC.org discussed what exactly would change in the NC employment and business landscape (audio). The talk centered on two questions:
...have we reached a tipping point where demand for clean-energy technology has caught up with supply? And how can the demand for green jobs help put those in our most impoverished communities to work?
For more, a report by two participants of that talk, Gary Gereffi and Marcy Lowe of the Duke Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness, lays out how climate change and job creation are inherently linked (PDF). Their thesis: American ingenuity is perfectly suited to the growing demand for renewable and clean energy.

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