Could Green Jobs Tip the 2012 Presidential Election?

DBL's white paper featured in Green Tech Media website

September 10, 2012

Green Tech Media wrote up an arti­cle about our recent white paper publication:

Sev­en of the top sev­en­teen states with the most rapid growth in green­tech, accord­ing to a new study, are con­sid­ered swing states in the upcom­ing pres­i­den­tial elec­tion.

Red, White & Green: The True Col­ors of America’s Clean Tech Jobs by DBL Part­ners’ Nan­cy Pfund and Michael Lazar argues that green­tech could help deter­mine which way the U.S. elec­torate leans on Novem­ber 6.

Clean­tech jobs are real and grow­ing,” Pfund told GTM. “The fact that they have become a polit­i­cal foot­ball in Wash­ing­ton has no bear­ing on what’s going on on the ground all over our nation.”

In the nation’s cap­i­tal, the report notes, green­tech is a par­ti­san issue. Though Repub­li­cans from Richard Nixon to Arnold Schwarzeneg­ger have cham­pi­oned the envi­ron­ment, their par­ty today has adopt­ed a dis­mis­sive stance toward the issue and has cho­sen to leave it to the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Party…

Check out the full arti­cle at Green Tech Media →