Green Jobs for a New Economy: Professional Jobs in the New Green Economy [NOOK Book]

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Looking for a profession within the new green economy? Find detailed information on ten industries-Agriculture; Biotechnology; Construction; Design; Energy; Environmental Health; Natural Resources Management and Conservation; Parks, Recreation, and Tourism; Policy, Administration, Analysis, and Advocacy; and

Transportation-each with a strong focus on environment, economic, or social sustainability. Search by field for data on job trends, work environment, career paths, earning ...

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Green Jobs for a New Economy: Professional Jobs in the New Green Economy

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Overview

Looking for a profession within the new green economy? Find detailed information on ten industries-Agriculture; Biotechnology; Construction; Design; Energy; Environmental Health; Natural Resources Management and Conservation; Parks, Recreation, and Tourism; Policy, Administration, Analysis, and Advocacy; and

Transportation-each with a strong focus on environment, economic, or social sustainability. Search by field for data on job trends, work environment, career paths, earning potential, education/licensure requirements, and contact information pointing you to additional resources.

Job categories included are anticipated to be well "in demand" over the next decade according to the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Education, as well as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook (2008-09) and O*Net OnLine (U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration).

Also included is a special "green" tips section: "How Green is a Prospective Employer?" PLUS "green" tidbits about sustainability in agriculture, biotech in your garden, green buildings, environmentally friendly floors, eco-travel, furniture made with renewable resources, and more!

Featuring exclusive bonus section, "What Does Being Green Mean," which examines the current interest in sustainability, President Obama's "New Energy for America" program, and key green terms and definitions, with links to more than 20 green job boards and over 30 U.S. and global organizations that support sustainability.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780768930986
  • Publisher: Peterson's
  • Publication date: 12/2/2009
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • File size: 204 KB

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