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Green Job Forecast for the Growing Green Economy

Article: Green Job Forecast for the Growing Green Economy

WASHINGTON, DC, June 4, 2008 (ENS) – Millions of U.S. workers already have the skills and experience to fill the jobs needed to fight climate change and build a green economy in the United States, finds a report issued today that was commissioned by the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council, NRDC. As its standard, the…

Green Jobs Campaign Aims to Create 820,000 New Jobs

Article: Green Jobs Campaign Aims to Create 820,000 New Jobs

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, April 8, 2008 (ENS) – An alliance of labor and conservation groups today launched the national Green Jobs for America campaign. The United Steelworkers, the Sierra Club [www.sierraclub.org], the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Blue Green Alliance [www.bluegreenalliance.org], which is a partnership of the Steelworkers and Sierra Club, will campaign from now…

Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference Energizes Green Economy

Article: Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference Energizes Green Economy

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, March 14, 2008 (ENS) – With continued job losses in America’s manufacturing industry and the warning signs of a national economic slowdown, Governor Edward Rendell today cited Pennsylvania’s track record of investing in green technologies and renewable energy to help revitalize the economy and create new jobs. “America’s economy is facing pressure today…