Environmental

  • 7 Jobs That Make The World A Better Place

    7 Jobs That Make The World A Better Place

    By Debra Auerbach Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life – from the buildings they work and live in, to the energy that fuels their... Continue Reading

  • Is Climate Change Creating Jobs? [VIDEO]

    Is Climate Change Creating Jobs? [VIDEO]

    America has its fair share of controversial issues. But certainly, climate change would have to rank near the top of the list of mostly hotly debated topics. As policymakers wrestle with how best to address the issue, workers have a much more immediate concern: is climate change creating new jobs -- or... Continue Reading

  • Green Collar Careers: 5 Hot Eco Jobs

    Green Collar Careers: 5 Hot Eco Jobs

    By Annie Favreau Everyone knows we should go greener-buy local, reduce our carbon footprint, and recycle every last scrap of paper that comes our way. (I'm looking at you, 300-page budget report). But if you really want to make nice with planet earth, choose an eco-friendly profession. Continue Reading

  • The Clean Economy Employs More Workers Than Fossil Fuels

    The Clean Economy Employs More Workers Than Fossil Fuels

    By Katie Fehrenbacher at GigaOm The green technology and clean power industries are currently employing more workers than their dirty fossil fuel peers. That's according to a report released from the Brookings Institution, which has crunched the numbers of jobs created in the U.S. by sectors like... Continue Reading

  • 10 Jobs That Pay the Average American Salary

    10 Jobs That Pay the Average American Salary

    No two ways about it: Money matters. And thankfully, wages are on the rise. The mean annual wage in 2009 for all occupations was $43,460 ($20.90/hour), according to the Labor Department's Occupational Employment Statistics* program. That's up from $32,390 in 2008. Want to know what jobs make close to the... Continue Reading