Yep, the dog days are here, and everyone’s moving a little slowly… including me! Fortunately, David Ferris at the Matter Network was on top of his game on Friday, and published the ninth edition of the Green Business Blog Carnival. A bit of a slow week (see above), but some unique news and insights as […]
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While we selected one of the best-selling residential wind turbines in the US, a 10kW (kilowatt) rated machine built in Norman, Oklahoma by Bergey Windpower Co., there’s still wear and tear common among any machines, especially those that have to stand up to the increasingly severe storms and harsh four seasons in Wisconsin. Now the […]
There’s just too much emphasis on “getting a job” these days. Okay, so we’re at nearly 10 percent unemployment nationally (if you believe the Federal numbers), so many people are without a steady stream of bi-monthly paychecks. Yet, 90 percent of Americans who had a job when the economy tanked, still do. But for some […]
A “green economy” can be built in China in less than 20 years, argues a new McKinsey report. The new study, “China’s Green Revolution“, offers the most comprehensive quantitative analysis to date of China’s abatement cost curve. Previous studies of a similar ilk, like the Stern Review, have incorporated social benefits to partially offset the […]
GreenTalk Radio host Sean Daily talks about business strategies and opportunities in the new green economy with LOHAS industry writer, speaker, and GreenBiz.com executive editor Joel Makower. Joel is the author of the best-selling book Strategies for the Green Economy: Opportunities and Challenges in the New World of Business. [Courtesy of our friends at GreenLivingIdeas.com] […]
Even with yesterday’s stock market rally, we’ve all got the economy on our minds… and, for the most part, we’re worrying about it. Our retirement accounts are shrinking, our jobs are less secure, and buying or selling a home seems like a fantasy. An injection of cash into the markets is welcome; an injection of […]
The mega-trends of social media and sustainability share plenty of the same DNA. The Arnold Palmer is an exceptional beverage. It takes two individual beverages, iced tea and lemonade, each very good in their own right, and creates an even better one. That’s how we feel about social media and green living i.e. sustainability. There […]
Hi Everyone, I’d like to thank Green Options for inviting me to join their team of writers. I’ve been an eco-entrepreneur my whole career, over 25 years. These days, I help connect green leaders and the general public in new ways that accelerate benefits to people and the biosphere. One of the most vital, energetic, […]
Good Jobs, Green Jobs: A National Green Jobs Conference highlighted green success stories that are unfolding around the country and the world. Explore three innovative, inspiring examples to discover the possibilities within the green economy.
Good Jobs, Green Jobs: A National Green Jobs Conference is coordinated by the Blue Green Alliance, a strategic partnership between the United Steelworkers and the Sierra Club. A diverse group comes together to talk about how to move the green economy forward with good, well paying, stable jobs for workers in the United States and beyond.
Kevin Doyle’s recent post on GRIST offers a State of the Green Job report.