Tag: green jobs


Morocco’s thrust in the renewable energy sector could yield additional benefits of creating numerous  green jobs. A new report published by the Mediterranean Forum of Institute of Economic Sciences claims that Morocco could have up to half a million jobs Read more…


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Are college graduates switching their white-collar ambitions for green-collar ones? According to MonsterTRAK, which focuses on new graduates, as many as 80% of young professionals would like to work in a green job. This bodes well for the future – Read more…


A 24 percent growth rate in installed green roofs in 2012 is part of the results of the Annual Green Roof Industry Survey. “On the heels of a huge 115 per cent growth rate in 2011, the green roof industry Read more…


While all eyes may be rested on the gubernatorial races, there remains incredible solar growth and innovation in states and cities across the US. Local solar is driving the movement, so here are a few recent developments that add new Read more…


Sunny Florida has sufficient sunshine to power 20 million homes. Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) when campaigning vowed to create 700,000 jobs. Upon election, he axed programs that centered on renewable energy. The Sunshine State now ranks dead last in Read more…


Renewable energy jobs are growing in 2012 and in spite of grim employment forecasts, they will continue to grow in 2013 and beyond. One of the leading green job sites, The Green Job Bank, reported that the listings on their Read more…


The Green Deal is a UK Government initiative aimed at reducing C02 emissions and increasing Green technology in UK homes and businesses. The Green Deal is going to be launched in October 2012. The big driving force behind the Green Read more…


The Case For Global Cleantech Clusters: Presented by: The Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) There has been an explosion of cleantech clusters around the world, promising to help accelerate financing, growth, job creation and the next generation of sustainable technologies. Read more…


Many veterans find themselves unsure of what to do when they return from service. This is natural – after having several years of structure, strict discipline, daily goals and extreme stress, it can be difficult to adjust to a much Read more…


With International Women’s Day (March 8th) fast approaching, it’s time to talk about women and the green energy labor market. A recent report released by the Department of Labor, entitled “Why Green Is Your Color: A Woman’s Guide to a Read more…


I’m proud that Tom Konrad, famed stock market analyst and editor of AltEnergyStocks.com, offers his comments here frequently. In a post yesterday, he offered me guidance in wrapping my wits around the issue of green jobs, directing me to his Read more…


Will Rush Limbaugh save the solar industry? Looks that way for Toni Lynch in Allentown, Pennsylvania. And Spiro Basho in Hicksville, New York. Like lots of other solar installers, the financial tsunami of 2008 wiped out a lot of customers Read more…


When a form of technology becomes outdated, jobs in that industry are inevitably lost. However, this is only one side of the coin, as jobs are often created in the exact same way and, the good news is, that these Read more…

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