You've probably heard a lot about ways you can conserve energy by changing the type of light bulbs you buy, driving a hybrid vehicle, or recycling your garbage. These are all important ways to help solve the world's energy crisis, but did you ever consider a more direct contribution? Choosing a career in green energy could be a way to help the world and be part of an exciting and fulfilling new field.
The young adults of today will be the job force of tomorrow, so choosing a career that will best fit with the needs of the changing world will be important to job satisfaction and a successful life. With the vast array of career and job options, it will also be important for young adults to understand which work will be the best match for their interests, talents, goals, and personality types.
Certain careers are expected to gain importance within the early decades of the twenty-first century. Many occupations related to green or renewable energy are on track to grow faster than the average rate for all occupations.
"We know the country that harnesses the power of clean, renewable energy will lead the twenty-first century," said President Barack Obama in an address to Congress on February 24, 2009.
If you choose a career in green energy, you too will be one of the future's leaders!
|Publisher:||Mason Crest Publishers|
|Series:||New Careers for the 21st Century Series: Finding Your Role in the Global Renewal|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Lexile:||1320L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||12 - 15 Years|
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Why is Green Energy Important? 9
Chapter 2 Types of Green Energy 21
Chapter 3 Careers in Green Energy 31
Chapter 4 Education and Training 43
Chapter 5 The Future of Green Energy Jobs 51
Further Reading 58
Find Out More on the Internet 59
Picture Credits 63
About the Author/About the Consultant 64