Audio: The New Math on Green Jobs

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Kasey Baker

Van Jones, the writer and advocate, is widely credited with introducing the term 'green jobs' into common use.

Seven years ago, New York State was poised for a so-called green jobs revolution. That didn’t exactly happen. Jobs did come, but only a fraction of what was predicted. And it wasn’t just local leaders who were making these promises; it was coming from all levels of government, nonprofits and the private sector.

In fact, green jobs have been created, but not in the way that anyone expected. Hear what happened:

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