The Top Green Job Titles and Top Cities for Green Employment During The Recession

Green Dream Jobs and green workforce development consultant Jim Cassio, recently released data that shows the top green job titles posted by employers and in which cities over the past year – during the recession. Despite the fact that there are scores of studies that show the potential for green jobs going forward, many note the dearth of data on current green jobs in the U.S. economy. Green Dream Jobs has collected concrete historical and current data on the job titles employers are actually looking to fill.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Selects 33 Community Leaders for Leadership Program

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently selected 33 Colorado community leaders to participate in its 2009 Executive Energy Leadership program (Energy Execs). The leadership program is focused on educating business and government leaders about clean energy solutions that can boost the local economy. The six-month leadership program gives executives from Colorado-based businesses, government entities, universities, and economic development and non-profit organizations an in-depth look at solar and wind power, biofuels and transportation, and energy efficient building technologies. Briefings by technology experts, research laboratory tours and visits to field applications are part of the monthly classroom experience.

GREEN JOBS SPOTLIGHT: Environmental Accountant – Burlington, VT

AgRefresh, the premier agriculture-focused environmental and carbon accountancy in the nation seeks creative quantitative analysts with a passion for solving climate change challenges. We need data-literate individuals with demonstrated competency in carbon accounting or related disciplines. Join an entrepreneurial team focused on carbon market opportunities for producers in biofuels, dairy, and other segments of the agricultural and forestry sectors.