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Obama Creating Jobs with Grid Modernization Projects

October 5th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

The Obama administration announced a few hours ago that it will "accelerate the permitting and construction of seven proposed electric transmission lines" to help create jobs and support the growth of renewable energy around the


+330,000 Jobs in 2 Decades from Energy Efficiency

September 21st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Energy efficiency saves us bucket-loads of cash, but it also creates jobs for our fellow Americans (and the money they make goes back into our economy). James Dixon, chairman of the National Association of Energy Service Companies, recently pointed out on Politico that, since 1990, the energy efficiency industry has added 330,000 jobs (I imagine some of you have such jobs). Here's more


Governments Should Subsidize Loop-Based Business Models

March 18th, 2011 | by Piotr Jędrzejuk

Carbon may speed up the growth of trees (in the short-term) but certainly not our economy. For many decades, businesses were only functioning in one direction. This will have to change in the coming years, since such a one-way business focus, known as the river economy, is only focused on production of goods and leaving them in the hands of consumers, who throw them away after their product-life has ended. This will become less profitable in the coming years as the cost of natural resources will increase, resulting in higher development costs



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