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CO2 Emissions & Pollution — Why Cleantech is Important (Infographic)

September 19th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Cleantech is important for job creation as well now, but it's the economic, health, and quality of life costs associated with CO2 and other pollution that is really driving this extremely fast-growing market. We didn't realize for a long time, and we tried to deny it after that (and many still do), but the health and ecological costs of traditional fossil fuel energy and dirty tech are tremendous. What we think we save in 'cheap energy' is actually much less than what we pay for in reduced health and critical damage to important ecological systems and services



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