4.2 million

Jobs the “green economy” could create in the next 30 years

Source: United States Conference of Mayors

$150 billion

Amount President-elect Barack Obama plans to invest over 10 years to create “green jobs”

Source: The Boston Globe


Jurisdictions to receive grants from the $3.92 billion Neighborhood Stabilization Program

Source: The Wall Street Journal


U.S. jobs in solar energy by 2016 (now 25,000–35,000)

Source: Solar Energy Industries Association


U.S. construction jobs lost in November

Source: U.S. Department of Labor