These days Barack Obama has a lot on his plate. With the world watching, Obama must balance economic and environmental policy (CNN article).Many scientists are optimistic about his plan regarding clean energy and carbon emissions reduction. However, some economists fear that a focus on the environment will detract crucial attention and money from addressing the issue of the economic slump.
Ideally, new jobs and profit pathways will be created from investment and development in the renewable energy sector. I’m interested in your opinions regarding this matter- do you think that investment in renewable energy is going to be beneficial to the environment, the economy, or both? Thinking about this in a geographic sense, will certain places stand to benefit more or less from increased funding of renewable energy?
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