22 Sep '11, 4pm

Top 10 Green Jobs

Top 10 Green Jobs

With the economy tanking and unemployment skyrocketing, where are the green jobs? What is a green job? According to the United Nations Environment Program a green job would be “work in agricultural, manufacturing, research and development, administrative, and service activities that contribute(s) substantially to preserving or restoring environmental quality.” Can green jobs help our ailing economy and bring us closer to a cleaner future? The Rocky Mountain Institute says, “ Efficient energy use and clean energy production are the foundation of a market-based, cost-effective pathway for American businesses to out-innovate competitors, revitalize the economy, boost exports, and ultimately, create jobs.” Check out this great infographic that shows how to gain this without oil, coal, nuclear energy, one-third less natural gas, and no new inventions. In a recent post I wrote a...

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