Green Recovery: A Program to Create Good Jobs & Start Building a Low-Carbon Economy

by: Robert Pollin, Heidi Garrett-Peltier, James Heintz, Helen Scharber

September 01, 2008 |
Working Paper

As the nation debates its energy future, this report shows that the U.S. can create two million jobs by investing in a rapid green economic recovery program, which will strengthen the economy, increase energy independence, and fight global warming.

September 2008
Green Recovery – A Program to Create Good Jobs and Start Building a Low-Carbon Economy was prepared by PERI under commission by the Center for American Progress and released by a coalition of labor and environmental groups. Focusing on a short-term clean energy and jobs program, Green Recovery reports that a short-term green stimulus package would create two million jobs nationwide over two years.

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