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Green jobs in recent times have gained a stronger position in recent years thanks to a growing concerning over climate change and the environment. This article presents statistics on the total number of Green jobs around the world. As the renewable energy sector continues to grow in popularity, more and more professionals are pursuing jobs in these fields. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) report 2019,...
The City of Austin has launched a community grant program to promote climate justice and equitable access to green jobs. The grants, which will range between $10,000 and $50,000 each, will allow area organizations to research and design ways to close the gap for communities of color on workforce development approaches specifically for the green jobs sector, while also stimulating partnerships between trusted community-based organizations,...
One of the most common questions I hear is, " What is a Green Job? " and " What are Green Jobs? " That is a great question. A concrete definition would be work via a company, work at a non-profit organization, government agency, or self-employment that helps our planet in a sustainable and environmentally-friendly way. A good example of this would be working for a organization that helps conversation efforts at a local watershed. This...
In this guide, we’re going to take an in-depth look at the Green New Deal , what it means for you and how it could impact green jobs across the United States (US). What is the Green New Deal? The Green New Deal is a diverse and far-reaching range of policies, programs and investments that are designed to help the United States achieve economic stability and environmental sustainability. On February 7, 2019,...
The following is a statement that was released by the FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb on the Agriculture Improvement Act which legalized hemp and cannabidoil (CBD). Today, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 was signed into law. Among other things, this new law changes certain federal authorities relating to the production and marketing of hemp, defined as cannabis ( Cannabis sativa L. ), and derivatives of cannabis with extremely...
We often get asked by people, "Where is the best place for green jobs?" We've put together this list of the best cities in America currently for green jobs. A number of factors went into this list by CleanEdge.The amount of clean-tech and green tech investment going into each city, if there is already green jobs in the city. 1. San Francisco -- Oakland -- San Jose, CA 2. Los Angeles -- Riverside -- Orange County, CA 3. New York...
GreenJobs.com has decided to make our job postings on this jobs board completely free for the rest of the year. We know people are busy with the holidays and seeing family and friends. So we are doing this to encourage green companies, green non-profits, human resources departments, recruiters, etc. to make sure green jobs are the top of your mind throughout the holiday season. If you have any questions about our free green jobs ads...