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The green-collar economy

how one solution can fix our two biggest problems

by Van Jones

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Published by HarperCollinsPublishers in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy policy -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Sustainable development -- United States,
  • Entrepreneurship -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVan Jones with Ariane Conrad ; foreword by Robert Kennedy Jr.
    ContributionsConrad, Ariane.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9502.U52 J66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22842315M
    ISBN 109780061650758
    LC Control Number2008051762

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