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The Dawning of the Green Economy

Some top business leaders expect there will be only one growth sector during this recession: energy efficiency. Some call it the dawning of the "green economy." Even with a push for alternative fuels, some wind and solar companies are taking a hit from the financial crisis. But advocates of green efforts are calling on the government to "invest heavily" and provide tax incentives to these companies to get the economy going again. Meanwhile, opponents worry billions will go to “make-work” projects with no long-term gains: The Environment Report's Lester Graham has the story.

Music Button Zero One, "Future", from the CD Ozone, (Waveform records)

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