05 Aug '11, 7am

Where are all the green jobs?

Where are all the green jobs?

Forward Print Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google+ Subscribe Solar Cell Factory Worker Call it 'green', 'clean', or 'low-carbon', the sector of the economy that produces goods and services for environmental benefit is at once growing by leaps and bounds and difficult to measure in terms of its actual size and economic impact. This is partially due to the inherent nature of new and emerging technologies and business practices, which lack standards and data for actual measurement… or maybe because there are so many different kinds of standards these days, the data is overwhelming and inconsistent. Brookings Institute teamed up with Battelle’s Technology Partnership Practice to assess green jobs in the United States and inform legislators and business people on where best to invest. The results, displayed colorfully in an interactive map , yield that green jobs exceed the growth...

Full article: http://sustainableindustries.com/articles/2011/08/where-a...

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