- If "green" energy works, it will take the place of "old" energy - oil, coal, natural gas, etc.
- So if green jobs go up, old energy jobs go down. Best case there is a one-for-one trade off a lost carbon energy job for every green worker who gains a job.
- If green energy really is more efficient, it means that the total energy needs of the U.S. will be supported by fewer people, so green energy means a net loss of jobs.
Saturday, January 22, 2011
The Fallacy of "Green Jobs"
Every time I hear a politician talk about government spending to create "green jobs" I can't believe the illogic of the argument:
Posted by Director Mitch at 5:15 PM