ADVISORY: Senator Headlines Release of Report on Clean Energy Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACTS:
Erin Bzymek, erinb@bluegreenalliance.org, 202-706-6916
Anne Shoup, ashoup@americanprogress.org, 202-481-7146
Isaiah J. Poole, ipoole@ourfuture.org, 202-587-1649

Sen. Sherrod Brown Joins Progressive Leaders in Issuing New Report That Offers Bold Strategy to Lead 21st-Century Green Industrial Transformation

On Tuesday, December 10 at 11:30 a.m. ET, United States Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, will join leaders from the BlueGreen Alliance, the Institute for America’s Future, and the Center for American Progress on a press teleconference call to release a new report that offers a bold strategy to lead a 21st-century green industrial transformation.

The report, “The Green Industrial Revolution and the United States: In the Clean Energy Race, Is the United States a Leader or a Luddite?,” proposes utilizing the national strengths of the U.S.—including the ability to innovate at the state and local level—to drive regional leadership in clean energy manufacturing.

To participate in the call, dial 866-866-1333 and reference the Green Report call.

WHAT: United States Senator Sherrod Brown and others to release report on building up U.S. clean economy leadership

WHEN: Tuesday, December 10 at 11:30 a.m. ET

WHO: United States Senator Sherrod Brown; Robert Borosage, Founder and President of the Institute for America’s Future; Kate Gordon, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

WHERE: Dial 866-866-1333 and reference the Green Report call.

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» The BlueGreen Alliance is a national partnership of labor unions and environmental organizations dedicated to expanding the number and quality of jobs in the clean economy.

» The Institute for America’s Future is a center of nonpartisan research and education devoted to shaping a compelling progressive agenda and message.

» The Center for American Progress is a nonpartisan research and educational institute dedicated to promoting a strong, just and free America that ensures opportunity for all.