Greening Our Economy
Some have predicted that cleantech will be the next dot-com boom. That is a possibility, but involvement from the federal government is tricky.
Here is the lead:
Making what is urgently needed consistent with what is needed for the long-term is not a bad idea. The current House bill on the economic stimulus nicely blends the short- and long-term perspectives, particularly in the way it addresses renewable energy. The challenge now is to figure out how to achieve progress in developing and commercializing green technologies without turning the government into an obstacle to the entrepreneurial innovation needed to end the climate change and economic crises.
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