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Green-Collar Jobs

November 8, 2011, 1pm PST
Emily Badger of The Atlantic Cities explores the economic and environmental advantages of refurbishing old buildings over constructing new ones.
The Atlantic Cities
February 25, 2011, 8am PST
A new conference that debuted in San Francisco this week is devoted to creating smarter, greener, and more prosperous cities for the future.
Fast Company
June 27, 2009, 5am PDT
Mayor of Boston announces $300,000 to create green-collar jobs.
City of
March 8, 2009, 11am PDT
The stimulus package promises to create new green jobs, but are they really the economic solution they're cracked up to be? This piece from <em>Slate</em> questions the common perception.
April 7, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>A "green-collar job force" made up of low-income people is necessary to get those with fewer resources on the initially costly green living bandwagon, according to civil rights lawyer Van Jones.</p>