The phrase “green collar jobs” is being used a lot lately but some may be asking themselves, “What is a green collar job?”  Bracken Hendricks, a Senior Fellow with the Center for American Progress, defines green collar jobs in this YouTube video.  Additionally, Hendricks looks at the effect green collar jobs will have on the economy as well as how to promote green collar jobs.

If you have found yourself wondering what, exactly, a green collar job is then this four-minute video will answer that question.

Photo by Center for American Progress

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