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What are Green Collar Jobs?

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Green%20Collar%20Jobs%20and%20book_a090.Automation is impacting many skilled and unskilled job roles in America and combined with the globalization of our economy, blue collar jobs, particularly  in manufacturing, are rapidly becoming an occupation of the past. This is where green collar jobs and the new clean  economy comes into play in driving the future of the American economy. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics defines “green  jobs” as jobs in which workers' duties involve making their establishment's production processes more environmentally friendly or use fewer natural resources....

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Get Involved: Join Us Today!

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GiveTuesday_700x.jpgCleantech Open invites you to get involved.  Join us in supporting cleantech entrepreneurs!

The evidence is clear; Climate change is here today and it is accelerating.  The North Pole is melting, plants and animals are moving their  ranges poleward, and weather around the world is becoming more extreme.  The clock is ticking.  We are in the 11th hour.  We have no time to waste.

Environmental disruption is not the only issue that requires our attention - our economy and the way that we live is at stake as well. We can fairly expect that our new government...

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WHY CLEANTECH WEEK: Small Wins Guided by A Big Dream

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"The annual California Cleantech Open startup competition is always a fun event to attend, because you just might be present for the debut of the Google of green energy or the General Motors of electric cars. Beyond that, the competition serves as a leading indicator of emerging green tech trends. And given that the Silicon Valley establishment judges the event, it’s an opportunity to gauge which way they see the wind blowing." 

- Grist.org

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Humanity is coming to terms with the fact that we have radically disrupted natural systems to treacherous thresholds of...

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