Today on Planet 100: Clean Energy Jobs, State of the World (Video)
Today, Planet 100 looks at the latest investment in green jobs, the State of World 2010 report, and a shocking ad campaign.In the latest effort to offer relief during the longest stretch of joblessness in decades, the Obama Administrations has announced a plan to issue $2.3 billion in tax credits to bolster green manufacturing in the hopes of creating new jobs in these industries.
Meanwhile, Worldwatch Institute's State of the World 2010 report has been issued, and it suggests dramatic cultural shifts for residents of the industrial world. Eliminating dogs, gas-guzzling vehicles, and long-range flights top the list of suggestions.
Finally, a new ad campaign featuring some of Latin America's hottest celebrities is using shocking images to draw attention to issues of climate change.
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