A Must Read: Green Buildup

Tom Friedman, author of The World is Flat and Hot, Flat and Crowded has written an op-ed in today's New York Times about how high gas prices aren't necessarily bad for America.

Yet, it is impossible for me to ignore the fact that when gasoline hit $4.11 a gallon we changed — a lot. Americans drove less, polluted less, exercised more, rode more public transportation and, most importantly, overwhelmed Detroit with demands for smaller, more fuel-efficient, hybrid and electric cars. The clean energy and efficiency industries saw record growth — one of our few remaining engines of real quality job creation.

Read the full article on the New York Times website, HERE.

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