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.

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.

Quotes of the day on green jobs

Environmental Economics

The Richmond Fed's Econ Focus magazine has an article on "Green Jobs: Not a Black or White Issue" [ pdf ] this quarter.

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?"

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.

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

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 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?

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.

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.

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? ” 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.

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.

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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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.

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. So, if you’re looking for an eco-friendly job that’s good for the environment and the economy, check out Huffington Post’s top 10 cities for your best shot!

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

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

Eco-Vegan Girl

Win a Free Consultation on “Going Green&# with Me! One person will receive a one-hour phone session and learn how to “green&# their job or business, including customized, simple tips and inspiration on how to make the office more sustainable.

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

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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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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 engagement

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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. Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass.

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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.

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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.

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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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Green MBA Programs Grow Up

Green Living Ideas

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Will Blue Really Turn Green?

Green Life Smart Life

We’ve been hearing a lot about how the green-collar economy will save the blue-collar economy (and to a lesser extent the white-collar economy) for many years now. But the federal stimulus is helping to create some green jobs. And once the economy picks up, I expect the dam to burst and the rushing waters of green-collar employment to wash over America (yikes, bad metaphor… sounds a tad apocalyptic, but you catch my drift).

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Green MBA Programs Grow Up

Green Living Ideas

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