Busting the Myth of Green Jobs
Original post made by The High Cost of Being Green, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Sep 29, 2009
To sell that plan to the American people, the President has often invoked the example of Spain a nation with more than a decade of experience using taxpayer resources to subsidize "green" industries. However, a new study by Spanish economist and professor Gabriel Calzada reveals, Spain's green jobs experience is much more a cautionary tale than a blueprint for success.
Join Dr. Calzada, along with Institute for Energy Research (IER) economist Robert Murphy, York College (Pa.) professor Tom Bogart, and Heritage energy analyst Ben Lieberman, to explore the lessons of Spain, and examine some of the fundamental flaws in the green jobs-as-an-economic-salve line of argument. Watch the video now at the Heritage Foundation, The video is titled: Busting the Myth of Green Jobs.
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