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Is a Green Job or Business Right for You?

Originally Published: 04/25/2013 04:58 pm ET │Updated Jun 25, 2013

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad

Economic recovery is evading our most struggling populations with African-American and Latino unemployment still nearly twice the national average. 498 more words

Transition to Sustainability and Jobs - Four quantitative employment effects

The commitments made in Paris require a closer look at the quantitative and qualitative jobs dimension of the just transition to sustainability. In schematic terms, it is possible to anticipate four quantitative… 554 more words


Project Emerald

Growing urban greenscapers through job training for ages 17–24

Brooklyn Grange and the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens have joined forces with St. Nicks Alliance Workforce Development to create a course of green job trainings in which 17–24-year-olds can achieve OSHA 10 and forklift operator certifications plus a horticulture certificate. 111 more words


Gardeneers Organization Seeking Applicants for Americorps Positions

The Chicago-based organization Gardeneers, founded in 2014 by two Teach for America alumni and based on the city’s West Side, “cultivates customized school garden programs to ensure that each space and the students and communities who care for it connect with healthy food and grow to their full potential” (according to their… 318 more words


Tesla Semi Now Goes on Roads

Without a trailer, the Tesla Semi achieves 0-60 mph in five seconds, compared to 15 seconds in a comparable diesel truck. It does 0-60 mph in 20 seconds with a full 80,000-pound load, a task that takes a diesel truck about a minute. 235 more words