Will science be part of the green jobs push?

Great post from Andrew Revkin in the New York Times Dot Earth blog today in which he argues for a major boost in R&D spending on green technology:

I'm not quite sure I've heard any leader yet describe the sustained, aggressive "energy quest" that'd be required to lead the world toward a future with non-polluting energy choices sufficient to empower more or less 9 billion people -- and how that quest would have to extend from the living room to the boardroom, from the laboratory to the classroom, to be transformational ...

Will the push for a green economy include a boost for those priming the innovation pump?