Going green costs jobs? Tell that to South Korea. The country plans to create 1.5 million jobs -- and, not for nothing, 328 trillion won ($304 billion) in new exports -- by increasing investment in green energy. Oh, also, South Korea predicts that this new commitment to renewables -- which will include solar, wind, fuel cells, biogas, energy storage, and nuclear -- will reduce carbon emissions by 210 million metric tons over the next 19 years, not to mention reducing fossil fuel dependence. But when it comes to selling the U.S. on greener energy, money talks, and that 328 trillion …
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