11 Nov '11, 9pm

If US Followed Germany's Lead on Solar, We'd Create 2.5 MIllion Jobs: Bill Clinton on the Daily Show (Video)

If US Followed Germany's Lead on Solar, We'd Create 2.5 MIllion Jobs: Bill Clinton on the Daily Show (Video)

Daily Show/Video screen capture Bill Clinton has become one of the most outspoken proponents for the clean energy economy in recent years, and for good reason. The renewable energy sector, as you know, is one of the few to have added jobs even throughout the recession, and it promises to be one of the primary engines of growth in coming years as well. Both times I've spoken with Clinton , he's acknowledged as much, and took pains to emphasize the need to enact good policies that encourage the further development of the domestic clean energy industry. The night before last, the former president dropped by the Daily Show to talk about his new book, "Back to Work", which includes the above endorsements for policies that create clean jobs. In the video below, he hits on the importance of continuing to develop a market for solar power, much like Germany did with its feed-in tar...

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