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Green Jobs In America

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By Ben Cohen

David Roberts of Mother Jones tells us the truth about Obama's 'Green Job' revolution:

Does the administrative assistant in the front office of a solar power

company count? How about the vanpool driver? Using extremely generous

assumptions, energy economist Roger Bezdek calculated that green jobs

accounted for about 5 percent of the US workforce in 2006. That's not

shabby, but it's a long way from a clean, green economy.