Our economy is in free fall. Already, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused nearly one in five workers to lose jobs or hours. We are seeing the largest spike in unemployment claims since the 2008 financial crisis. According to Goldman Sachs, the number of initial joblessness claims could rise to 2.25 million by the end of this week. By Michael Brune Sierra […]
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A new study released by Palgrave Communications Tuesday estimates that the U.S. “green economy” employs 9.5 million people and cranks out $1.3 trillion in annual sales revenue. That’s 4% of the nation’s workforce and 7% of the gross domestic product. It’s also 16.5% of the global green economy. U.S. green sales rose 20% between 2013 and 2016, and they are expected to […]
Watch President Obama deliver his State of the Union speech right here, live, at 9 pm Eastern. Will he talk about climate change? Will he confront big oil? Will he take on subsidies for fossil fuels and unsustainable agriculture? Will he call for more green jobs? We’ll know in a few hours… http://www.youtube.com/user/whitehouse?v=qXZ5dnhwhlQ And then… […]
It’s not rocket science. It’s basic economics. Invest in job creation. More jobs cascade into more revenues across the economy. More working people leads to more tax revenue. The Congressional Progressive Caucus has a proposal that would avoid the sequester and cut the deficit in a healthy way, while leading to bigger growth. At the […]
Here’s an overview of the details of President Obama’s jobs bill.
There isn’t much that has a green component… Some are more directly green, such as money to renovate schools that will include energy-saving insulation. Some of them are more of a stretch…
On an historic day which proved America’s spirit during the Revolutionary War, the spirit of America was again proved. As news came that Nevada’s unemployment rate hit a record high of 11.3 percent, Senate majority leader Harry Reid addressed the people whose roles are instrumental in helping America survive.
Should Americans care more about the environment than the economy?
The Red, Green and Blue/ReframeIt Scavenger Hunt is picking up steam, so we figure “why stop now?” We’ve extended the deadline for participating to November 30.
OK, we won’t yet know the winner of the presidential election, but we will know which participant in the Red, Green & Blue/ReframeIt Green Economy Scavenger Hunt has snagged the $1000 grand prize, and a guest posting opportunity at RG&B.
the commenting has begun in Red, Green and Blue’s and ReframeIt’s Green Economy Scavenger Hunt. Remember: $1000 dollars and a guest post at RG&B is up for grabs for the person who creates the best body of finds and comments related to the growth of the green economy, and the presidential candidates’ approaches to doing that.
In Tuesday night’s debate, not only did McCain ignore the potential solutions presented by truly clean and renewable sources of energy, but he even went so far as to discount Senator Obama’s concern about the disposal and storage of nuclear waste, describing Obama’s position as “something like that”.
Subsumed for a small time by the socialist agenda, liberalism may be set for a resurgence in the United Kingdom.