Weekend reads: Green jobs and China
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- The Evergreen Solar facility in Devens, Massachusetts is closing its doors and sending production to China, leaving 800 area residents without a job.
- Read a more in-depth post on the closing of Evergreen Solar’s facility and the current state of the solar industry in the U.S.
- Watch the video from the joint press conference with President Obama and President Hu in which clean energy comes up repeatedly.
- Learn more about the new US-China Clean Energy Cooperation, which will bring green jobs to both countries.
- Read this opinion piece on the feed-in tariffs and heavy subsidies of the renewable energy industry in the U.S. and China.
- David Biello examines the challenges of scaling up the green energy industry. The good news is scaling up will bring more green jobs to both the U.S. and China.
- David Foster feels that there is no better time than now to call for a national commitment to win the clean energy race with China.
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