We applaud President Obama's plan for the restoration of the Gulf Coast and his commitment to comprehensive climate-change legislation. As the President stated yesterday, we must embrace a clean-energy future. We must unleash American innovation and position our country at the global forefront of a clean-energy economy. We must create millions of good, green jobs and challenge the false choice of having to choose between a paycheck and personal safety. It starts with passing comprehensive climate and energy legislation that creates a more equitable, clean, and secure future for all Americans. In addition to protecting and restoring the Gulf Coast, …
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Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins is the chief executive officer of Green For All. Under her leadership, Green For All has become one of the country's leading advocates for a clean-energy economy, and one of its most important voices on the intersection of economics and environment.
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