Green jobs increasing in 2009
“Employers plan to become more environmentally aware in the new year. Thirteen percent of employers say they plan to add "green jobs" in 2009, compared to one-in-ten who say they added them in 2008. "Green Jobs" are positions that implement environmentally conscious design, policy, and technology to improve conservation and sustainability.” Source: PR Newswire
“The ubiquitous 'Green' and all of its variables, such as 'going green,' 'building green,' 'greening,' 'green technology,' 'green solutions' and more, drew the most attention from those who sent in nominations this year.” Source: Lake Superior State University
Responders from Colorado to Virginia and Pennsylvania to Kansas were annoyed with the perceived overuse of the word green. My recent entries on green collar jobs and hottest green jobs for 2009 would raise the ire of those opposed to the popularity of the word green.
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