Job Opportunities For People Who Care About The Environment

best-green-jobsAll living creatures rely heavily on the environment for the air they breathe, the water they drink and the food they eat. Unfortunately, decades of technological evolution and population growth, with little regard to environmental impact, have put at risk even these basic needs. Luckily, many who care about the future of the environment have stepped forward and taken on the tasks of protecting and reversing the damage done to the environment. You can help too through green job opportunities that work directly or indirectly towards helping the environment.

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Ecotourism Spotlight Kerala, India

Munnar_hillstation_keralaIn Kerala, India, feel free not to have a care in the world. In this hot ecotourism spot for 2013, you can actually not have a care in the world while still actually caring for the world in “God’s Own Country.” Who knows? With its opulent forests and pristine beaches, you just might become enticed enough to make it your own country.

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An App To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

repost-us-image-7980590If your business wants some help reducing its carbon footprint, in order to be a little greener and more sustainable, without having to make major investments in new equipment, there’s an app for that.A strategic…

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New Life For the “Green Weenie” Electric Locomotive

repost-us-image-7970942Railway giant Norfolk Southern launched its ambitious all-electric NS 999 locomotive project in 2007, and since then it has been chugging steadily, if slowly, along. The pace has been picking up of late, though. At a recent trade conference, the company…

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The Smart Grid and Green Energy

wind_turbine_green_lightbulb_idea_550x220Our current standard for energy production and distribution has long been outdated. We rely predominantly on coal, nuclear, and natural gas as a means to provide energy to the majority of those living in the United States. Costs to produce energy from these means have taken a significant toll on our environment.

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What is Vampire Electricity? Prevent Infestations & Energy Loss

Vampire-Contest-logoYou’ve done your part for the environment. You’ve upgraded to energy-efficient LCD light bulbs and installed an Energy Star-approved furnace. You use paperless billing to pay for cable and Internet services, electric and credit cards. You’d describe your home as energy efficient, yet your energy bills still seem high after all these changes. Your home may be overtaken by energy vampires and phantom loads. Avoid being bitten by these energy-draining creatures and drive them out of your home to prevent energy loss with the following tips. No garlic or wooden stakes are required.

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Getting Over the Problem of Green Energy in the US

GreenMountainWindFarm_Fluvanna_2004The green sector is challenging in the US. Despite films such as An Inconvenient Truth – Vice President Al Gore’s crusade to halt global warming’s deadly progress – and the endless campaigning of many, renewable energy has received a large amount of opposition from American policy makers over the years. They appear to be under the impression that being environmentally friendly runs the risk of compromising capitalist growth and the job market.

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