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5 Million Green Jobs

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Global warming represents not just an environemntal crisis but an economic crisis as well. A recent report estimates that doing nothing to mitigate climate change will cost the U.S. economy more than 3.6% of GDP or $3.8 trillion. Paul Volcker, the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve under President Reagan, has flatly stated that “if [nothing is done,] you can be sure that the conomy will go down the drain in the next thiry years.” (full article)