Green Jobs: Obama, Big Business Stress Upside to Energy and Climate Legislation

How to make the case for climate legislation (and a new international climate accord) in the middle of the recession? Hammer home the “green jobs” theme.

That’s precisely what the Obama administration is doing this week, just two days before he sets off for the big climate conference in Copenhagen.

This morning, President Obama literally hammered the point home, speaking at a Home Depot in Alexandria, Virginia and touting the merits of the “cash for caulkers” plan he unveiled last week to use federal funds to pay for home energy efficiency.

See Obama Green Jobs full story on Wall Street Journal.