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Creating Climate Wealth - North America 2011 PRE-READ

Executive Summary

Welcome to Creating Climate Wealth | North America 2011.

In the US alone, the green economy is valued at $500 billion and is poised for growth – there could be between 1.8 million and 2.4 million green jobs in energy conservation, resource conservation and pollution control. Since the
oil crises of the 1970s, billions of dollars have been pumped into technology development in the areas of energy efficiency, low-carbon energy, efficient transportation, biofuels, and other areas. This investment has led to
hundreds of breakthroughs that are cost effective today. Yet full commercial utilization of this innovation and their financial rewards still eludes us.

  • Distributed Generation
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Aviation & Renewable Fuels
  • Shipping and Freight
  • Future of Personal Transportation
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Island Nations
  • There is no Planet B™
    Carbon War Room in association with Elsevier Biofuel TechSelect Go to the Carbon War Room website