Beyond Green Jobs: The Next American Economy
- Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
- Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Princeton University
Our country is struggling in the face of an economic recession and ecological crisis. We need nine million new jobs in the U.S., and they must be jobs that can support families and do no harm to the environment. America needs her best minds generating smart and innovative ideas to create more jobs.
Named by Time as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World" in 2009, Van Jones is a globally recognized pioneer in human rights and the clean energy economy. He co-founded three successful nonprofit organizations, is the best-selling author of The Green-Collar Economy, and served as the green jobs advisor in the Obama White House in 2009.
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