Global total new investment in clean energy 2004-10 ($BN)
Three ambitious projects could put the U.S. on course for a major solar expansion -- if they get enough attention and support. Thomas Friedman, listen up!
The past few weeks have seen a storm of misinformation on green jobs: What they are, how many there are, how much they contribute to the economy.
The GOP makes no effort to hide its opposition to clean energy. But the solar industry far outpaces the growth rate of the overall U.S. economy.
There are ways to advance clean energy development even as you create jobs in the short term, despite what pundits are saying after the Solyndra bankruptcy.
All sorts of different claims and arguments get jumbled together under the rubric of green jobs. Let's pick apart the claims and get past the sloganeering.
The Obama admin is getting bashed for backing a solar company that recently went under. But it was actually the Bush admin that started the ball rolling on a loan guarantee for Solyndra.
Environmental regulations often create new jobs, while preventing senseless deaths and improving our standard of living at the same time.
Let's you and me sit down and have some RealTalk™ for a minute: President Obama's jobs speech last night was about as good as it could get -- in the absence of any mention of the core driver of our ongoing global economic recession, which, need I remind you, is probably going to go double-dip. Here's what he left out, neatly described in a hip, watchable video produced by the folks at the Post Carbon Institute.