Can Green Jobs Fix the U.S. Economy?

The Obama administration says they’re good for what ails the economy. Doubters call them unsustainable.


Green jobs are touted by the Obama administration and others as a cure for the economy, a spur to American innovation, and an ecological boon that cannot be shipped overseas. But doubters label them as too expensive to create, unsustainable, and even employment wreckers.

What do you think? Are green jobs a panacea or a pipe dream? Weigh in below and take our poll. And don't miss the debate between Jerome Ringo, former president of the Apollo Alliance, and Kenneth Green of the American Enterprise Institute in the March issue of U.S.News & World Report.

This poll is now closed, but the debate continues in the comments section.

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