Thursday, September 25, 2008

Green works

As conventional economic theories are melting down, is greeneconomics taking over?

If you're not convinced, check out the Worldwatch Institute's updated Green jobs website: The Worldwatch Institute provides high-quality data and analysis that demonstrates the positive linkages between environment, employment, and livelihoods. The Institute's research highlights opportunities and success stories and identifies the policies needed to overcome existing barriers to green jobs development.

And UNEP's newest report: A new, landmark study on the impact of an emerging global "green economy" on the world of work says efforts to tackle climate change could result in the creation of millions of new "green jobs" in the coming decades.

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