14 Jul '11, 12pm

'Green' Economy Is Real but Needs a Push, Study Suggests

Like so many buzz phrases, “green economy” is an expression that is generously tossed around with little regard for its meaning. In his State of the Union address in January, President Obama stressed the importance of nurturing America’s green economy to “strengthen our security, protect our planet and create countless new jobs for our people.” For something said to be so crucial to growth and economic renewal, however, surprisingly little is actually known about the nature, size and growth of the green economy. The Brookings Institution, in collaboration with the Technology Partnership Program of the research and development company Battelle, has compiled what it describes as one of the most comprehensive and up-to-date analyses of the nation’s enigmatic green economy. The report, “Sizing the Clean Economy,” collected data from every county and major metropolitan areas in...

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