In yesterday’s speech at George Mason University, President-elect Barack Obama went into specifics about how he plans to boost America’s flailing economy and create jobs. If Obama gets his way, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan will push forward a host of green actions.
From a transcript of Obama’s speech:
To finally spark the creation of a clean energy economy, we will double the production of alternative energy in the next three years. We will modernize more than 75 percent of federal buildings and improve the energy efficiency of 2 million American homes, saving consumers and taxpayers billions on our energy bills.
In the process, we will put Americans to work in new jobs that pay well and can’t be outsourced, jobs building solar panels and wind turbines, constructing fuel-efficient cars and buildings, and developing the new energy technologies that will lead to even more jobs, more savings, and a cleaner, safer planet in the bargain.Continue reading Obama releases more details about green stimulus plan