Posts Tagged ‘ Center for American Progress ’

2.5 Million New Jobs Could Be Created with Clean-Energy Investments

Oct 26th, 2009 | By John Waller | Category: Energy and Environment, Top Story

The Center for American Progress, alongside the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts, has undertaken detailed analysis of the impacts that strong climate and clean-energy legislation could have on the U.S. economy. It looked at a suite of policies designed to curb CO2 emissions by driving investment into clean energy technology, and assessed their impact on employment opportunities, economic growth and people’s incomes.