For decades, America has relied on unsustainable energy sources and has been bound to the status quo by special interests. Democrats have made historic investments in clean-energy technologies that are helping pave the way to a more sustainable future, creating new jobs and entire industries here in America. We believe that now is the moment for this generation to embark on a national mission to unleash America’s innovation and seize control of our own destiny.
The transition to clean energy has the potential to grow our economy and create millions of new jobs here in America. Recognizing this, the Obama administration has made historic strides in creating a 21st-century clean-energy economy.
Already, this President has led the way to:
Investments in a clean-energy economy will lead to the industries of the future, creating millions of jobs and preparing a new generation of architects and energy auditors, factory workers, and engineers building solar panels and wind turbines.