Is there a day that goes by that some politician somewhere doesn't mention green jobs as a possible lifeline for the economy? If not the national economy, maybe a state's or city's? Many politicians are touting and campaigning on green job creation. I was reminded of this by an item on WCCO, St. Paul, Minn., "What makes jobs 'green,' and how many are there?"
The article quoted Minnesota's Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who said, "Green jobs will be one of the largest changes in our economy since the industrial revolution." How's that for hyperbole? (more...)