The largest union and the largest environmental group, two sides that have normally opposed each other, have joined forces to inspire workers and CEO’s to believe that jobs can multiply while the environment is protected:

A central goal of the partnership, called the Blue/Green Alliance, will be to reassure workers that measures to improve the environment need not jeopardize jobs. "We’re going to work together to try to blow up the myth that you can’t have a clean environment and good jobs," said Leo Gerard, the president of the steelworkers union, which has 850,000 members. (