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How Big is the “Green-Collar” Workforce?

Posted on the 02 March 2014 by 2ndgreenrevolution @2ndgreenrev

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“Over 3 million Americans are employed in the growing green-collar workforce, which is more than the number of people working in the fossil fuel industry.”

This quote is from  Tammy  Baldwin the U.S.  Senator from Wisconsin.

But what exactly counts as a green job and is the statement true?

Daniel Kish from the Institute for Energy Research took a stab at validating this claim in a recent article in the Journal Sentinel PolitiFactWisconsin.   The short answer is “yes” but click here for the article and support for his answer.

 

Source:  Journal Sentinel PolitiFactWisconsin

Picture Source: Green Manolo

 


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