Study says climate bill could create 203,000 jobs/year in next 10 years

05/20/2010 | Reuters · New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A study reports that the Senate climate bill would raise average annual U.S. employment by 203,000 between 2011 and 2020 as the country shifts from fossil fuels toward renewable energy and nuclear power, according to an analysis by the Peterson Institute for International Economics. The bill, if passed, would cut U.S. oil imports from about 11 million barrels daily in 2008 to about 6.6 million barrels to 7.4 million barrels a day in 2030, the study added.

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