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Earth Day Focus: Creating Green Jobs for Green Economy

GroundReport, 14 Apr 2015 - One way to help the environment is by promoting the growth of sustainable business practices and jobs that decrease pollution. Reports on the green job industry’s expansion show mixed results, largely due to the industry being ill-defined as far as what jobs count as green. The results tend to be promising, though, and with a few tweaks even more jobs can help keep the planet healthy.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Apr 14, 2015 11:16 PM |
Filed under: Renewable energy
Green energy jobs aren't in coal locations

Futurity, 09 Apr 2015 - From 2008-12, the coal industry lost over 49,000 jobs, while natural gas, solar, and wind industries created nearly four times that many—elsewhere.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Apr 09, 2015 06:42 PM |
Filed under: Renewable energy
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Report on the pilot project towards developing statistical tools for measuring employment in the environmental sector and generating statistics on green jobs.

This report provides information on the survey development, questionnaire design, concepts and definitions, methodology of data collection, as well as main findings of employment in the environmental sector and green jobs in one of the pilot countries: Albania.

Posted by Fei Li at Jan 08, 2015 04:29 PM |
Technologies to Support Climate Change Adaptation in Developing Asia

Asia and the Pacific is expected to be hit hard by the impacts of climate change, with seven of the top ten vulnerable countries in the world being in the region. This publication showcases technologies that can be used to address such impacts across six sectors: agriculture, coastal resources, human health, transportation, water resources, and disaster risk management. The solutions presented may serve to demystify the technologies surrounding adaptation options.

Posted by Fei Li at Nov 28, 2014 11:31 AM |
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