Our 2008 report Carbon-Free Prosperity 2025 concludes that five emerging clean-tech industry sectors offer the Pacific Northwest remarkable opportunities for sustained economic vitality and job growth. It also charts the course for private and public investment and leadership to capitalize on the opportunity. The study provides a comprehensive look at emerging green industries that are projected to provide high-paying jobs and a vital new economic base for the region. It provides a grounded and realistic view of the region’s potential role in an increasingly competitive global clean-tech industry.
- Download the full report
- Executive Summary
- Read what Northwest business and policy leaders are saying about Carbon-Free Prosperity 2025
- Press release (10/6/2008)
- Interview with Climate Solutions’ Director of Strategic Innovation, Rhys Roth (mp3)
Carbon-Free Prosperity 2025 was produced by two leading clean-tech organizations — research and publishing firm Clean Edge and research and advocacy organization Climate Solutions.