24 Jan '12, 9pm

Green For All Promotes a More Sustainable State of the Union

Green For All Promotes a More Sustainable State of the Union

While pundits are predicting which issues President Obama will focus on in his State of the Union speech tonight -- including an attack on the tax code , the benefits of natural gas and middle class economics -- one advocacy group is pushing instead for more talk about investing in green technologies and infrastructure as a way to keep the nation competitive. Oakland-based Green For All unveiled "A Plan to Keep America First " today, a four-point course of action it claims will put people back to work. The plan focuses on shifting from a fossil fuel-based economy to renewables, taking a long view with investments in green technology and infrastructure, and using the power of the presidency to push through this agenda. "There's no finish line in international economics," Green For All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins wrote in a web post announcing the plan. "First place is always ...

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