Ahead of the U.N. Climate Summit, the Obama administration has come up with a way to support our farmers and our military veterans — while at the same time helping our economy and our environment. How? More clean energy.
Upwards of 12,500 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced in the second quarter of 2014, according to a report from E2. A significant number of these jobs will allow states to fulfill federal carbon pollution standards introduced as part of the Clean Power Plan announced in June.
In a world of unchecked global warming, the United States economy could suffer astronomic costs, according to a major new report released Tuesday by a coalition of senior political and economic figures from the left, right and center, including three Treasury secretaries stretching back to the Nixon administration.