15 Sep '11, 12pm

Critical List: Climate change kills jobs; making a bridge out of live trees

says California's economy could take a hit in the hundreds of millions of dollars as climate change takes it toll. So really, any program that fights climate change should be considered a job-saving program. Job creation may be a different story. Loan guarantees for green energy projects aren't creating as many jobs as the Obama administration promised. Green groups in Texas are growing , which means staffing up. (Now green is good for jobs again!) How to understand climate change? Ask the robots . This bridge in India is made of living roots and branches , instead of dead-tree planks, which the village found would quickly rot away.

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