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Nov 26 12

The Green Jobs Source for Monday, November 26


This is The Source for November 26, 2012, green jobs news every day from the BlueGreen Alliance. Don’t forget to “tell your friends” about this great resource. You can sign up here.


Doha Talks Start. The United Nations Climate Change negotiations in Doha are kicking off. A number of news organizations offered their take on the proceedings including the Associated PressPolitico and the International Herald Tribune.

“Boom to Bust.” While attention is turning to the international climate talks, coverage of the Production Tax Credit for wind energy continues. In South Dakota, wind development has “pretty much shut down” while the industry waits to hear about the PTC. Other coverage of the PTC includes items in theDuluth News Tribune (MN)Morning Call (PA), and Portland Press Herald (ME).

National and International Blue-Green

Sierra Club President Michael Brune shared what he saw when he returned to his hometown on the New Jersey shore after Hurricane Sandy with the TIME Econcentric blog.

The Hill takes a look at The Alliance to Save Energy’s efforts.

To the States

The Daily Climate takes a look at how farmers in the west are preparing for a drier climate.

The Washington Post examines efforts to roll back the Renewable Energy Standards in some states.

According to the Star Tribune, people in Minneapolis, Minnesota are considering an ordinance requiring commercial buildings to report their energy use.

The Toledo Blade says a map is being done of companies involved in the solar industry supply chain in Ohio. says the Lake Winds Energy Park in Michigan began operations.

Blue-Green Links

Politico: Northeast can learn from hurricane-hit areas

Los Angeles Times (CA): Solar power plants burden the counties that host them

Indianapolis Star (IN): Republican environmentalist will speak at forum to appeal to conservative lawmakers

BusinessGreen (IL): First large-scale US CCS plant reaches capture milestone

NJToday.Net (NJ): We Can Slow Near-Term Climate Change

Toledo Blade (OH): Climate and security