“If I am president, I will invest $15 billion a year in renewable sources of energy to create five million new, green jobs over the next decade — jobs that pay well and can’t be outsourced; jobs building solar panels and wind turbines and fuel-efficient cars; jobs that will help us end our dependence on oil from Middle East dictators.”

Sen. Barack Obama, speaking before a record-breaking crowd of over 100,000 in Denver, Colo., on 26 Oct. 2008