Energy Policy

5 Green Jobs Poised for Substantial Growth in the Next 5 Years

Today more than ever the push for growth in the green sector is actually gaining traction. This growth is taking the form of jobs being created in the areas you would expect – renewable energy technology development and manufacturing – and in industries across the board. Based on data gathered by the Economic Policy Institute, there were roughly 3.1 million ...

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The Top Five Reasons to Go After Green Jobs

The Bureau of Labor Statistics classifies green jobs as jobs in industries or companies that create products or services that help the environment or preserve natural resources, or jobs that entail reducing the environmental footprint of production practices. As of a recent report using data from 2010, the Economic Policy Institute says that the top five states for green jobs ...

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HOW TO BECOME A PLAYER IN GLOBAL SECURITY: ELECTRIC CARS ARE A STRATEGIC WEAPON

BY DR. HAROLD GOLDMEIER MANAGING PARTNER, GOLDMEIER INVESTMENTS LLC AND INSTRUCTOR AT AMERICAN JEWISH UNIVERSITY, TEL AVIV IN BUSINESS AND SOCIAL POLICY HAROLD.GOLDMEIER@GMAIL.COM 050-2619116 OR 773-764-4357(U.S.). Dr. Goldmeier was a Research and Teaching Fellow at Harvard U. where he received his doctorate in education and government. He worked in the Illinois civil rights office, for three Governors and the U. S. ...

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Colorado Cooperative Energy Bill Under Fire by GOP

The beginning of May for 2013 brought the Republican Party legislators out to call for a veto on the newly developed energy bill that would force cooperative power companies in rural areas to increase renewable energy sources by 20-percent by 2020. The GOP has concerns that forcing this kind of an implementation on rural communities could hurt those within the ...

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Solar Jobs: What is Germany Doing that the U.S. Isn’t?

For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect environmental job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! Germany is on the same latitude as Maine. That’s nowhere near the latitude of Arizona, which gets more direct sunlight (insolation) than any other state including California, yet Germany leads the world in solar ...

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How to Choose a Green Cloud Storage Service

You recycle your water bottles. You use recycled printer cartridges, and you print on both sides of your (recycled) paper. You’re being green, right? Maybe not, depending on how much data you store. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, servers and data centers use about 1.5 percent of American electricity consumption, as reported by Golden Gate Xpress. That’s about ...

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Environmental Jobs: Universities Get $10 Million for Biofuels

For assistance with your environmental jobs search, check out the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology. There you can get help crafting your resume, tailoring your job hunt, and connecting with employers who will share your values and appreciate your skills. On October 16, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced a $10 million grant for universities to research and ...

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