Why do we Need Green-Collar Jobs?
- Green-Collar Jobs provide us with a host of opportunities and advantages, such as:
- Creating new jobs or retraining the unemployed in a time of economic downturn.
- Providing opportunities for career advancement in the sustainability fields.
- Reducing our dependence on foreign oil, and strengthening national security.
- Promoting the use of domestic renewable energy resources.
- Reducing the tax burdens of inefficient public buildings and public housing.
- Mitigating climate change by cutting green house gas emissions.