Briefing Paper: Talking Points on Green Jobs

May 6, 2009

Green-collar jobs are good paying, career track jobs that contribute significantly to
preserving or enhancing environmental quality. Like traditional blue-collar jobs, green
collar jobs range from low-skill, entry level positions to high-skill, higher-paid jobs, and
include opportunities for advancement in both skills and wages. Green-collar jobs focus
on transforming the natural and built environment—retrofitting buildings, installing solar
panels, constructing transit lines, etc. …

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