The early steps in a transition from a blue-collar to a green-collar
American workforce have been stumbling, some say.
At the training academy we are creating a green-collar
workforce with the low and zero-carbon skills needed to make this transition happen.
By December 2007, the Chicagoland Green Collar Jobs Initiative, which was started earlier that year, held the city's first green-collar
Apparently the saints-that-be viewed his mistakes as large enough--or politically distracting enough, at any rate--for his removal from the Obama administration's road-building project (talk about a green-collar
The purpose of the curriculum is to expose students to the green-collar
workforce while integrating science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in an applied context.
Much of our success in this endeavour has been built on developing what we call a green-collar
workforce equipped with the skills to prosper in an increasingly low-carbon economy.
The operation is expected to create an estimated 400 green-collar
jobs and will be the first major wind turbine equipment factory in Kansas, which is ranked third in the U.
jobs are taking center stage for job creation.
But many college officials believe there will be strong demand for green-collar
workers once the economy rebounds and governments move to limit greenhouse gas emissions and require more alternative energy.
As the program director at Green For All, an Oakland, California-based nonprofit intent on building a nationwide green-collar
economy, Brody considers GTECH an example of the future of industry.
These are the green-collar
jobs we all talk about," Newsom said.
jobs are those that improve conservation and sustainability through policy, design and technology and are expected to flourish in the region.