The Climate Change Action Plan as an Economic Development Strategy for the United States

Research Report ED943

Author(s)

John A. "Skip" Laitner

Description:

This evaluation of the macroeconomic benefits of the Clinton Administration's Climate Change Action Plan finds that lowering carbon emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2000 could generate a net employment increase of 157,000 jobs. This figure would rise to about 260,000 jobs by 2010.