A week ago I spent a day with representatives of the Pacific Northwest's emerging generation of sustainability and socially-minded entrepreneurs, and it blew me away. And, I was not the only one impressed.
To get our economy back on track, we need to stop dreaming that innovation is purely a self-financing private-sector game and start paying for the innovation we need. Either that, or we're not going to get the economy we want.
It's clear from our inability to pass climate legislation that we're not going green because it's the right thing to do, but because it's the smart thing to do. Here are 10 major areas of life that are inevitably getting better by going green.