Job Opportunities in the Green Economy

This report, released in June 2008, examined 12 states and the people employed in occupations affected by six green economic strategies: building retrofitting, mass transit, energy-efficient automobiles, wind power, solar power and cellulosic biofuels.

July 3, 2008

Job Opportunities for the Green Economy: A State-by-State Picture of Occupations that Gain from Green Investments, a report from the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, examines 12 states and the people employed in occupations affected by six green economic strategies: building retrofitting, mass transit, energy-efficient automobiles, wind power, solar power and cellulosic biofuels.

Sponsored by NRDC as part of the Green Jobs for America campaign, the report showed millions of U.S. workers will benefit from the transition to a green economy.

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