The Green Bubble: Why Cleantech Won't Burst Like Housing Did

04/04/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The billions he's pouring into the new energy programs will help lift, and in some cases, create whole new industries. But will his programs replace one problem with another, turning the housing bubble into a "green" bubble? We don't think so.

The slow thaw of credit will slow investment, which will prevent gobs of money from going to alternative energy projects the way it flowed into ill-fated real estate speculation and construction projects.


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