The Applied Research Center has released a Green Equity Toolkit to help community organizations, public agencies and individuals maximize the shared benefits of green economy jobs.
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Communities of color, who experience the highest rates of joblessness and poverty, have also been hardest hit by environmental injustices.
Everyone is in search of which clean energy option will be the US's savior from fossil fuels. While wind looks promising, a perfect storm of opportunities might make solar the best game in town.
The expiration of this tax credit represents a step backwards for the residential energy efficiency movement.
What New Yorkers need, especially those in outer boroughs suffering from the housing crash, is a way to channel investment to make green improvements to their homes and businesses.
The ideas Van so eloquently communicates have become mainstream today, and that is threatening to the far right and their friends at Fox News.
We must live more sustainable lifestyles, not only for our own individual health and pocket book but also for the well-being of others.
The Navajo Nation, currently saddled with a 44% unemployment rate, has become the first Native American tribe to pass green jobs legislation.
In the last decade, GE has closed over fifteen factories in Ohio and downsized numerous others. Since 1980, employment in GE Lighting has dropped by 68 percent.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Supporters of an effort to create green jobs on the Navajo Nation say a newly formed commission will help to spark creation o...
Many in China already resent US economic bullying and blame Wall Street for selling them junk loans and infected financial products that have caused vast economic losses.
We need a vision that will excite businesses and alert them to where investments can be fruitfully made. A vision that exudes confidence about the future.
Time and time again, an environment-degrading practice often defended as necessary to economic health is revealed, upon closer inspection, to be uneconomic.
Hundreds of square miles of ocean, just North West of Hawaii, are covered thick with floating human garbage. The ocean doesn't clean itself.
President Obama is seeking massive changes in the way the US is operating when it comes to energy, transportation, agriculture and labor, among others...
DENVER — Vice President Joe Biden and two Cabinet secretaries unveiled a national program Tuesday to train workers for "green jobs" that will make p...
DAYTON, Ohio — The federal government will give car-manufacturing communities $50 million in grants to train laid-off workers for jobs in the en...
I hope that the Sierra Club continues to support the new proposed bill more enthusiastically than they have the "greenwashing" efforts of their shot-gun bride, Clorox Corporation.
In order to cut the unemployment rate in those communities to the projected national rate of 6.5 percent, an additional 1.7 million jobs would have to be created and go directly to Blacks and Latinos by 2010.
Many cities seem to be missing the critical aspect of including low-income and under-served urban areas as part of their efforts to reduce their carbon footprints.
Green offshoring is creating demand for sustainability engineers, marketing and business development executives, data center management engineers, uti...
Unfortunately, Earth Day for many has become yet another narcoleptic occasion to enact pointless environmental rituals while denouncing the greed and excesses they also find themselves ankle deep in.
Loma Roggenkamp was looking for a new career. Saddled with a huge student-loan debt and an underpaying job in graphic design, the 29-year-old Pennsylv...
International climate experts say that the next few years is the window for averting irretrievable climate disruption. If there's no action before 2012, that's too late.
The SunZia transmission line that would link sun and wind power from central New Mexico with cities in Arizona is just the sort of energy project an e...
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