Green Jobs

"As we move away from fossil fuels and toward energy efficiency and renewable energy, we can create millions of good paying jobs that will help us create a stronger economy," Senator Bernie Sanders recently predicted at a hearing that he chaired on green jobs. Now, Newsweek magazine has weighed in with its own take on what's happening at the crosscurrents of our economy and our ecosystem. "With oil prices near record highs and more companies concerned about their carbon footprints, workers are f

Sanders and Senator Barbara Boxer, the committee chairman, are the lead sponsors of the Global Warming Pollution Reduction Act. The most aggressive measure in Congress on global warming calls for reducing emissions by 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050.

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