Just what is it that they teach at Eton?
Heading up the field is, of course, the Obama ‘big bang’. $888 billion in all, of which around $150 billion could be said be genuinely green or sustainable. Over the longer term, the US President is talking about $150 billion just for clean energy and energy efficiency over 10 years – with the "double dividend" of up to 5 million jobs.
Hasn\’t anyone told him that jobs are a cost of such schemes, not a benefit?
And, given that this bloke is in fact a government advisor, that he influences how your and my tax money is spent, can someone go around and explain it to him? Forcefully, if need be?