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  • Are Green Collar Jobs The Answer to Our Current Economic Dilemma?

    As today’s blue collar workers lament the loss of jobs to illegal immigrants or offshoring, a whole new movement is afoot that very well may provide the solution to unemployment woes. As we experience the total revolution of our economy as we know it, an entirely new set of jobs are being created; green collar jobs. In fact, not since the Industrial Age has the global economy experienced the onsite of such a dramatic transformation!

  • Economy Down. Green Spending Up By Fortune 500

    Heartening news for purveyors of green. Sustainable Brands Weekly reports: Eighty percent of corporate sustainability executives in the Fortune 500 plan to maintain or increase their budgets in 2009 – despite today’s down market, according to a new survey. As we discussed in this piece on How To Cut Your Costs And Make Your Package […] More

  • Can Obama Live Up to His Green Promises In An Increasingly Worse Economy?

    How much will it take to get the economy back on its feet?
    President-elect Obama’s team has begun working on a plan to spend up to $500 billion in new funds if the economy continues to worsen. President-elect Obama promised to create 5 million new jobs in the alternative energy sector. However with the economic outlook worsening daily, will he be able to put his money where his mouth is? More

  • What Does Economic Populism Mean For The Green Economy?

    Economic populism involves an economic philosophy urging social and political system changes. In the current political and economic climate, the public concern over the inequity of wealth appears to be at a peak. There is a growing call by Senator Barack Obama and democrats to raise taxes on the wealthy to shrink the wealth gap. But is it true that the rich are getting richer? Or are the rich actually in danger of losing a significant portion of the nation’s wealth? Are the democrats worried about a problem that’s already being fixed by the markets? More