The Myth of Green Jobs

I’m planning a more in-depth criticism of the environmentalist movement to come later (I’ve got to find the time to write that long of a post), but until then, I figured I’d share this piece of news which bring to light just how much damage the push to replace the productive and profitable jobs in our manufacturing industries with “green jobs”, this report, out of Spain, reveals just how costly such a switch is:

But a new report out of Spain says if that country is any indication, Americans shouldn’t be depending on green jobs to help the U.S. economy.

Gabriel Calzada Alvarez, a professor, has released a study with startling claims about what’s happened in Spain and what he predicts will play out in America.

Calzada says for every green job that’s created with government funding, 2.2 regular jobs are lost and that only one in 10 green jobs wind up being permanent.

With billions slated to go toward similar programs in the U.S. the study is sparking new concerns.

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