Browsing the "green jobs" Tag

You Want Jobs? Agriculture Has Them!

August 2nd, 2013 | by Jo Borras

American farms are struggling to attract workers, according to reports out last week. Farmers have jobs, but no applicants – and they concede that the problem is only getting worse as innovation in alternative fuels and renewable plastic pushes up demand for their products to the point that there are thousands of jobs waiting to be filled


The 11 Fastest Growing Green Jobs

July 17th, 2012 | by Andrew Meggison

There has been a lot of talk about “Green Jobs” – and sadly much of the conversation has been negative. The term “Green Job” in our politically charged media makes one think of the Solyndra disaster, the misallocation of government funding, and people out of work. However, the news on the “Green Job” front is not all bad. Below is some of the fastest growing (yes, pun intended) “Green Jobs” in action today


Chevy Volt Investment in Detroit Now $700 Million

December 8th, 2009 | by Susan Kraemer

GM announced today that it is investing $336 million to fix up its Hamtramck assembly plant in Detroit, bringing to $700 million its total Detroit plant investment up to this point in making good on building the Volt extended-range electric car



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