November 19, 2008

Climate solutions = Jobs

Unlike politicians' vague promises of a green economy, a study from Duke University pinpointed specific carbon-reducing technologies that has the potential for future green job creations in the US, and in fact is said to be already existing in some parts of the US.

Researchers at Duke's Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC) said technologies such as LED lighting, high-performance windows, auxiliary power units (APUs)for long-haul trucks, concentrating solar power, and Super Soil Systems (a new method for treating hog wastes), have already showed evidence of producing economic opportunities based on growth of some US companies that participate along the supply chain of these five industries.

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