The Green-collar Economy

The Green-collar Economy

How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems

eBook - 2008
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The award-winning human rights activist and advisor to policy makers and presidential candidates delivers a 21st-century economic plan to rescue working-class Americans. Van Jones illustrates how we can invent and invest our way out of the pollution-based grey economy and into the healthy new green economy. Built by a broad coalition deeply rooted in the lives and struggles of ordinary people, this path has the practical benefit of both cutting energy prices and generating enough work to pull the U.S. economy out of its present death spiral.
Publisher: Pymble, NSW ; New York : HarperCollins e-books, c2008.
ISBN: 9780061734458
0061734454
9780061734441
0061734446
Additional Contributors: Conrad, Ariane
Contents: Reality check
The dual crisis
The fourth quadrant
Eco-equity
The green new deal
The future is now
The government question
Buoyancy and hope
Winning already, for better or worse
Action items.
Summary: The award-winning human rights activist and advisor to policy makers and presidential candidates delivers a 21st-century economic plan to rescue working-class Americans. Van Jones illustrates how we can invent and invest our way out of the pollution-based grey economy and into the healthy new green economy. Built by a broad coalition deeply rooted in the lives and struggles of ordinary people, this path has the practical benefit of both cutting energy prices and generating enough work to pull the U.S. economy out of its present death spiral.

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