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Jobs in the Green Energy Economy

Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Jobs in the Clean Energy Economy

Need a job? Well, you might be better off going “green.” Obama’s stimulus package allocated billions of dollars to fund the creation of a new green-based economy, equipped with lots of new “green-collar” workers. And in Kentucky, Governor Beshear wants to create 40,000 new jobs by 2025 geared towards improving energy efficiency and increasing the state’s use of renewable energy sources. According to a new report by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the trend towards a clean energy economy has been gaining momentum for the past decade. Join us Wednesday to discuss the outlook for green jobs in the Commonwealth.

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Laura is LPM's Director of Podcasts & Special Projects. Email Laura at lellis@lpm.org.