Thursday, February 10, 2011

Infrastructure, a Key Part of Green Economy

Green Jobs, Good Jobs Conference: Act Now to Create Green Economy

Feb 9, 2011 - Hundreds of union members and environmental activists will spend the day on Capitol Hill Thursday delivering one message to lawmakers: We must quickly put aside partisan bickering and make a long-term national commitment to create a green economy and make serious investments in infrastructure, education, research and development and manufacturing.

The lobby day is the culmination of the three-day Green Jobs, Good Jobs Conference, sponsored by the Blue Green Alliance. Throughout the conference, participants were reminded that our trading partners like China and Germany have developed long-range industrial and investment plans and are reaping the benefits, leaving us behind in the race to lead the clean energy technology market. {continued}

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