Energy efficiency — for schools, stores, hospitals, high-rise offices, apartments, appliances and industrial facilities — is the easiest way to achieve significant energy savings and create good jobs in construction, manufacturing, and elsewhere.
A partnership of labor unions and environmental organizations urged a series of measures to make the U.S. manufacturing sector more energy efficient, which will create and maintain jobs while reducing the carbon pollution that causes climate change.
A new EPI paper finds that job loss from cuts in clean-technology investment are as large as losses from proposed defense sequester.
Already, hundreds of wind industry workers across the country have been affected by the expiring Production Tax Credit (PTC). Meet some of the wind industry workers who face losing their job if the PTC is not renewed by Congress over the next few weeks.
President Obama will visit the Metro Transit Light Rail Operations and Maintenance Facility and Union Depot in St. Paul, MN to unveil a new $302 billion proposal to invest in America’s infrastructure like crumbling roads and bridges.
Today Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality and one of President Obama’s longest serving advisors, leaves her position at the White House.