Aguanomics on green jobs

Environmental Economics

The second is a study of the potential for "green jobs," in which PI says: An investment of $1 million in alternative water supply projects yields 10-15 jobs; in stormwater management, 5-20 jobs; in urban conservation and efficiency, 12-22 jobs; in agricultural efficiency and quality, 14.6 jobs; in restoration and remediation, 10-72 jobs. First, it ignores the fact that jobs are a COST.

When green jobs are negative

Environmental Economics

Mark Daniels , a vice president at Hilex Poly, said a ban would cost the state up to 2,000 jobs.   I hope that readers of this blog know not to take that 2000 job estimate too seriously. This is a special day. It is not very often I get to check the solid waste category box: lawmakers in Sacramento are trying to make California the first state to approve a blanket ban on this most ubiquitous of consumer products.

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Finding green jobs and careers

Green Living Tips

So you've been busy greening your life and now you would like to focus on your career - getting a green job! How do you find green oriented careers

More green jobs from European climate policy

Environmental Economics

If it don't create jobs it don't mean squat: With the approval Tuesday of plans for a new export terminal at Morehead City, North Carolina now has two manufacturers cranking up plans to start shipping wood pellets from both state ports to serve electric utilities in Europe. The state Department of Transportation said the new Morehead City agreement will generate at least 150 direct and indirect jobs and give the state $840,000 a year to invest in more port improvements.

10 Future Green Job Opportunities

Green Home Blog

10 Future Green Job Opportunities. Whether you are stuck in a passionless, dead end job that seems to be sucking the soul out of you each and every day, or if you are about to embark on your college career, green jobs just may be the choice you are looking for. Job growth in these sectors is predicted to increase as more demand along the lines of such innovation as solar, wind, battery power and more continue to rise. Lean, Green, Fighting for Clean.

America: Green Jobs Champion

Sierra Club Compass

Jobs that benefit the environment and conserve natural resources are growing faster than any other industry in the U.S. According to a new study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of green jobs in America has grown four times faster than every other job sector combined, up nearly 5 percent in 2011 from the previous year. million Americans are working in green jobs in sectors ranging from manufacturing to education to transportation and trade.

Green Fleets = Green Jobs

Sierra Club Compass

According to Brad Markell, Executive Director of the AFL-CIO's Industrial Union Council , increased investment in advanced vehicle technology is leading to more domestic jobs. "Why "Why do hybrids and electric vehicles produce more jobs?" " This week, I attended the Good Jobs, Green Jobs conference. I had the pleasure of putting together a workshop panel called  Green Fleets –Ramping Up Demand and Production of Cleaner Fleet Vehicles.

More ridiculous subsidization of green jobs

Environmental Economics

I could take the gamble of dropping my 44 cent letter in the mail and see if the Obama Administration is willing to subsidize my "green job" (I am an environmental economist)  at 1 cent per letter. Matt Kahn: I sometimes mail out "snail mail"  Anticipating this, I own a large number of 44 cent stamps.  It crossed my mind that the first class rate is no longer $.44 44 and Google informed that it is now 45 cents.  What is an economist to do?

The BLS will be updating us on green jobs

Environmental Economics

While unsubscribing to a couple of BLS updates I ran across this: That's right, green jobs are just as important as mass layoffs and inflation  

Green Economy To Create Green Jobs: Five Eco-Friendly Jobs to.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Economy To Create Green Jobs: Five Eco-Friendly Jobs to Consider by greenwise on December 17, 2010 The creation of new jobs in green and eco-friendly business has been put forward as one of the engines of growth for the next decade. What kind of jobs will be created from this growth?

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Top 10 Eco-Friendly (Green) Jobs

Green Furniture Home Design

Over the past couple of years I’ve had quite a few people emailing in asking about schools that specialize in environmental studies or “green education” so I thought is was time that I put together a thorough list of the top ten environmental (green) jobs. Urban Farmers – Believe it or not, the number one green job is the urban farmer (gardener); and I must stress urban. 300,000 jobs worldwide.

A CGE model that finally answers the big question. green jobs or job killer?

Environmental Economics

Williams III: As environmental economists, we are often asked about how environmental regulations or policies will affect jobs and the unemployment rate. This should be no surprise as employment effects often play a central role in the political debate over environmental policy, with “green job” arguments on the left and “job killer” claims on the right. But existing economic models are not well-suited to answering the question of how regulation affects jobs.

Green jobs in the Middle East: find them at Masdar’s World Future Energy Summit

Green Prophet

Do you dream about working towards a greener future in the Middle East but simply don’t know where the good jobs are? If so, you might want to head over to the 7th World Future Energy Summit (WFES), where Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and Reed Exhibitions are hosting a “Green Career Fair.” ” Since green jobs are something of a new thing in the Middle East and North Africa, it may be hard for some people to know where to find them.

Leading Green Job Search Engine Reports Dramatic Increase in Green Job Postings in 1st Quarter 2012

Green (Living) Review

The Green Job Bank reports that the first quarter of 2012 saw a dramatic increase in the number of green job postings compared to the same period in 2011. Baltimore, MD, April 2012 : The Green Job Bank announced today that it saw a dramatic increase in the number of US-based green job postings in the first quarter of 2012. "This increase in green job postings is due to the growth of the green economy.

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Scenes from Good Jobs, Green Jobs

Sierra Club Compass

Last week in Washington, DC, labor union members, environmentalists, business owners, community leaders and elected officials from across the nation came together for the Good Jobs, Green Jobs 2013 national conference. These broad interests gathered to engage in one of the nation's largest discussions on how to address the climate crisis by building a cleaner, more efficient economy that creates good-paying American jobs.

The Best Green Jobs Site Needs Your Help

Green Living Ideas

Important media is building the world''s best green jobs site. Join the green jobs revolution. The post The Best Green Jobs Site Needs Your Help appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green Lifestyle clean tech crowdfunding green job green jobs green lifestyle renewables

Green Economy To Create Green Jobs: Five Eco-Friendly Jobs to Consider

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Economy To Create Green Jobs: Five Eco-Friendly Jobs to Consider by greenwise on December 17, 2010 The creation of new jobs in green and eco-friendly business has been put forward as one of the engines of growth for the next decade. What kind of jobs will be created from this growth?

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Top 10 American Cities with Fastest Green Job Growth

Eccorazzi

While the economy might still be in a slump, green job opportunities are popping up all over the nation. According to the “Sizing the Clean Economy: A National and Regional Green Jobs Assessment&# report published by Brookings, creating solutions to environmental problems can actually create revenue and jobs, instead of dragging down budgets. with a green job growth rate of per year. with a green job growth rate of per year.

How to Find the Best Environmental Internships: Get a Green Job

Eco Chic

Internships can provide professional experience and on-the-job training for individuals looking to enter the environmental field. This comprehensive list, organized by state, offers a way to find organizations that may offer jobs or internships. The post How to Find the Best Environmental Internships: Get a Green Job appeared first on Eco-Chick. Ecology college credit environmental internships green jobs students work

Green Jobs Are The Wave Of The Employment Future

Green Living Ideas

For many of us who graduated from college within the last five years, finding a career job has been difficult. Not only were jobs becoming more scarce, the competition for those jobs was getting harder and harder by the day. The post Green Jobs Are The Wave Of The Employment Future appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts careers earnings eco career ecotech institute green jobs life goal

Count 'em, 20,000 green jobs (if the pipeline is operated according to regulations)

Environmental Economics

The State Department concluded last month that the project, Keystone XL, would cause minimal environmental impact if it was operated according to regulations, and the operator, TransCanada, has said the nearly 2,000-mile line would create 20,000 jobs in the United States. Sometimes it helps to visualize the job gains. That amounts to one job every 364 feet of pipe, or about the length of a football field including the endzones.

Pippa Middleton Scores Green Job Thanks to Her Ex-Boyfriend

Eccorazzi

The 27-year-old has a job editing an online magazine for her parents’ company, Party Pieces, as well as a part time job with party planning venture Table Talk.

How to Find a Green Job

Green Living Ideas

Green jobs” are the new catchphrase when it comes to employment. Getting a job has always been painful and getting a green job does not necessarily make things any easier. Post from: Green Living Ideas. How to Find a Green Job. Green Collar Jobs green collar economy green economy green energy green job list green jobs Obama administration TreeHugger Yahoo

LET’S BROADEN OUR DEFINITION OF GREEN JOBS: One Way to Build a Bigger Movement

Green (Living) Review

Now it’s time to incorporate the concept of cross pollination into our everyday lives, including our current jobs and future careers. I have often hesitated to write something like this for fear that my credentials weren’t that of a traditional environmentalist, but I do want to speak to you about what I hope will be a growing trend. As we look at the challenges facing our world, from poverty to climate change, it’s clear that these problems are interconnected.

We need your Feedback to Build the Best Green Jobs Site

Green Living Ideas

Yesterday we wrote to tell you that Important Media is building the best green jobs site ever. With our team of brilliant writers and editors curating some of the world’s most popular sustainability websites, we’re sure we can build a great site for green job seekers and job posters alike. The post We need your Feedback to Build the Best Green Jobs Site appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

A Green Job - Eco-Vegan Gal: Live healthy, live green

Eco-Vegan Girl

Vegan-Related Recipes Eco-Related Health Calendar Contact Eco-Vegan Dog ENGAGE Productions Tuesday, April 26, 2011 A Green Job: How Your Office Can Save the Environment I am thrilled to be part of The Neat Fleet , a group of specialists who are passionate about using Neat products to reduce paper clutter and increase their productivity. Win a Free Consultation on “Going Green&# with Me!

New report Forecasts Huge Growth in Green Jobs

Celsias

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has called on governments to drive investment of at least 2% of GDP in the green economy in the wake of independent economic analysis forecasting the potential for green jobs growth. The Millennium Institute green investment model shows how new investments of 2% of GDP in each of the next five years in 12 countries could create up to 48 million new jobs.

Looking for a Green Job?

Living In a Toxic World

If you are looking for a green job the number of resources is growing. It operates like most job search sites and you can post your resume. The jobs are mostly in the U.S. Tags: careers green economy One of those places is CleanTech Recruits. but there are numerous listings around the world as well. Happy hunting. Check out the Organic Grocery List or Book Store.

NZ Green Party Gets Serious About Green Jobs

Celsias

How refreshing to hear a NZ political party talking about green jobs.

US Dept Of Labor puts up Green Jobs Innovation Fund

Celsias

Department of Labor has announced the Green Jobs Innovation Fund competition to support opportunities for workers to receive job training in green industry sectors and occupations. This grant program is an important effort in supporting green investments and equipping workers with the knowledge, skills The U.S.

Green Jobs Create Negative Job Growth

Living In a Toxic World

Citing a Spanish study, a Bloomberg article reports that green job creation programs actually cost jobs elsewhere in the economy. The part I find odd is that when it is applied to the green economy it becomes a negative news story but there is no shortage of "stimulus" and bailout money. I fail to see the difference between that and green job subsidies. Tags: economics sustainable development green economy government regulation

The Best Executive Search Firms to Make Your Business Succeeds

Green Prophet

Millennials want jobs with meaning. Even if it’s an eco job… When choosing an agency, it is important to ensure that each proposed company has the experience to meet the needs of a given company. Want to get a job in the environmental field? Companies should be wary of one of the executive search companies that claim not to have access to job numbers and instead encourage those who are proud of past successes that can be proven with verifiable figures.

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Richard Branson Tries to Ban Shark Fin Soup, Avatar Coming to Disney World and Celebrities Demand Green Jobs

Eco-Vegan Girl

On this episode of ecorazzi's Good Gossip I give you the scoop on Kate Middleton, James Cameron, Orlando Bloom, Richard Branson and Drew Barrymore! video YouTube ecorazzi

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How I Retired at 25 & Never Looked Back.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green abundance budget career community early retirement freedom gardening green job sharing economy This is early retirement.

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How Can Employers Attract More Millennials?

Green Prophet

Millenials want jobs with meaning. As a result, businesses that can showcase green credentials are going to be viewed more favorably by millennials. This doesn’t just extend to the business sector, but also to how brands handle being green in day to day business life. appeared first on Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East. Lifestyle green jobs recyclingCan you get them outdoors or promise that their work will contribute to a brighter future?

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Become a Green Entrepreneur: Make a Difference and Improve Your Bottom Line

Green Living Ideas

Green entrepreneurship is gaining ground in the United States—and that ground is becoming even more green as “wage slaves” realize that the grass really is greener on the other side and that the more green they allow their new businesses to become, the better off everyone will be in the long run. You can easily take advantage of the wave of people who are joining the green movement.

Fracking Causes Friction Between Trade And Environment - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

The truth is becoming clear -- trade rules are being used to threaten policies that protect wildlife , preserve scarce natural resources , and promote clean energy and green jobs.    Corporations have launched attacks on a range of public interest and environmental regulations, including bans or phase-outs of toxic chemicals, timber regulations, permitting rules for mines, green jobs and renewable energy programs, and more. Green Fleets. Compass.

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The Future of Wave Power

Green Living Ideas

The post The Future of Wave Power appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Alternative Energy green economy green jobs renewables tidal power wave power There is good news for the future of wave power. Not only does the technology for tidal energy continue to get better and more cost competitive, there is a growing interest in this wide-open field of study. As reported on Ecopreneurist, an initiative from the US Department of Energy (DOE), sponsored by the Water Power.

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A Self Employed Eco-Handyman’s Quick Guide To Retirement

Green Living Ideas

Green Jobs Green Lifestyle Sponsored Posts Work and the Office contractor eco-focus financials handyman Pensions retirement If you’re the do-it-yourself type of person, then odds are that may have been the way you approached your professional career. You’ve struck out on your own and carved your own path, followed your own rules and been your own boss.

Green MBA Programs Grow Up

Green Living Ideas

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A Self Employed Eco-Handyman’s Quick Guide To Retirement

Green Living Ideas

Green Jobs Green Lifestyle Sponsored Posts Work and the Office contractor eco-focus financials handyman Pensions retirement If you’re the do-it-yourself type of person, then odds are that may have been the way you approached your professional career. You’ve struck out on your own and carved your own path, followed your own rules and been your own boss.

Empowering the Next Generation of Environmentalists—One Teen at a Time

Conservancy Talk

Kids Mark's Desk CEO Mark Tercek conservation Editor's Choice environment environmental stewardship green jobs green news internships LEAF Mark Tercek next generation STEM education students The Nature Conservancy youth youth engagementMark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek.

Green MBA Programs Grow Up

Green Living Ideas

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