If you feel that Barrack Obama is not even close to solving this economic crisis, then take a look at Nick Robins' The Ecology of Growth. His British-slanted review of a half-dozen authors offers a cogent summary of green macroeconomics.
1. We need significantly better measures of economic performance. GNP and GDP are woefully inadequate for the 21st century.
2. We need to scale up "investments in resource efficiency, clean technologies, and ecosystem enhancement." Industrialized nations spend 15-20% of their...