Study: Green Jobs Programs Stifling State Economies
by H. Sterling Burnett
April 09, 2012
Green jobs programs enacted by various states are causing economic harm on an economy-wide basis that outweighs the limited economic benefits within the “green” energy sector, according to a newly published study by the nonpartisan State Budget Solutions.
Job Destruction Outweighs Creation
The report, Green Jobs Don’t Grow on Trees, concludes green energy programs cost more jobs than they create and more tax money than they produce.