About the Green Economy:  

 The "green economy" is an increasing focus of scholars and practitioners. The following may provide some helpful resources for understanding green jobs.

 Laurie's New Green Economy Research: 

Review, Journal of American Planning Association: Book Review 

Employment Development Green Jobs Survey State of California: http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/contentpub/GrSurveyRpt_1115.pdf

The role of procurement in fostering green jobs: International Journal of Public Sector Management. Accessible online at:  Procurement for Sustainable Local Economic Development

Or, download PDF: Green Procurement

 Green Salon PPT: 

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News: 

Clean Tech Park in Los Angeles:http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/latinamerica/la-fi-greentech24-2008sep24,0,4466831.story

Resources:

A Generation of Widening Inequality  Alissa Anderson Garcia, David Carroll and Jean Ross, California Budget Project (2007).   http://www.cbp.org/pdfs/2007/0708_swc.pdf.  


California Green Innovation Index http://www.coecon.com/Reports/GREEN/CAGreenIndex.pdf

Clean Technology Workforce Challenges and Opportunities.  BW  Research Partnership. (2008).  http://www.lattc.edu/dept/lattc/acaaffairs/files/Clean_Technology_Report.pdf

Energy Efficiency, Innovation, and Job Creation in California, David Roland-Holst 
Department Of Agricultural  And Resource Economics; Center For Energy, Resources, And Economic Sustainability (CERES), University of California at Berkeley. (October 2008)
http://www.next10.org/pdf/report_eij/UCB_Energy_Innovation_and_Job_Creation_10-20-08.pdf
 
Global Green Jobs, Jason Walsh and Sarah White . In Foreign Policy In Focus.  (May 16, 2008)   http://www.fpif.org/fpiftxt/5233

Green Jobs:  Towards Sustainable Work  In A Low‐Carbon World 
 Report Prepared by the  Worldwatch Institute ; With Technical Assistance by the Cornell University Global Labor Institute  (December 2007)
http://www.unep.org/civil_society/PDF_docs/Green-Jobs-Preliminary-Report-18-01-08.pdf

Greener Pathways; Jobs and Workforce Development in the Clean Energy Economy. 
Sarah White and Jason Walsh. Center on Wisconsin Strategy, The Workforce Alliance, The Apollo Alliance. (2008)
http://www.greenforall.org/resources/greener-pathways-jobs-and-workforce-development-in

Green-Collar Jobs in America’s Cities:  Building Pathways out of Poverty and Careers in the Clean Energy Economy. Apollo Alliance, Green For All, Center for American Progress & Center on Wisconsin Strategy. (2008)
http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2008/03/green_collar_jobs.html

Green Collar Jobs:  An Analysis of the Capacity of Green Businesses to Provide High Quality Jobs for Men and Women with Barriers to Employment.  (2007) Raquel Pinderhughes;  City of Berkeley Office of Energy and Sustainable Development. http://www.ellabakercenter.org/downloads/rtf/v12ExecSummary_Oct07.pdf

Green Jobs Guidebook; Employment Opportunities In The New Clean Economy
Environmental Defense Fund( 2008)
http://edf.org/documents/8489_Green%20Jobs%20Guidebook%20FINAL%20with%20cover.pdf

Job Implications in Los Angeles’ Green Building Sector,  Sigalle Rosner, UCLA (2006). 
http://lewis.spa.ucla.edu/publications/studentreports/GreenSectorPaperSRrosner0506.pdf.

Job Opportunities for  the Green Economy:  A state-by-state picture of occupations that  gain from green investments.  Robert Pollin & Jeannette Wicks-Lim 
Political Economy Research Institute University of Massachusetts, Amherst 
(June 2008)
http://www.greenforall.org/resources/a-state-by-state-picture-of-occupations-that-gain

 Jobs in L.A.’s Green Technology Sector,  Patrick Burns and Daniel Flaming, Economic Roundtable (2006).   
http://www.economicrt.org/pub/greentech/Green_Technology_Report.pdf.

Los Angeles Utility Sector: Workforce Needs and Challenges
Marcy Drummond.  REDI, Los Angles Trade Technical  College (2008)
http://www.lattc.edu/dept/lattc/WED/files/UtilityIndustrySectorReport_July_08.pdf

Reclaim the Future: A Teacher Guide of Learning Activities.  (2006) Guide produced by the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights for the Reclaim the Future initiative. http://www.ellabakercenter.org/downloads/rtf/RTFTeacherGuide.pdf 

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions: How much at what cost? 
 US Greenhouse Gas Abatement Mapping Initiative.
McKinsey & Co. (2007) 
http://www.mckinsey.com/clientservice/ccsi/greenhousegas.asp
http://www.mckinsey.com/clientservice/ccsi/pdf/US_ghg_final_report.pdf

Renewable Energy and Jobs.  Heavner, B. &  Del Chiaro, B.  Environment California Research & Policy Center.  (2003) http://www.environmentcalifornia.org/uploads/OW/aa/OWaa2RaedlfHwQOWbxKd5w/Renewable_Energy_and_Jobs.pdf
Seizing the Opportunity (For Climate, Jobs, and Equity) in Building Energy Efficiency. Joel Rogers. (November 2007).
http://www.cows.org/pdf/rp-seizing-07.pdf

The State of Green Business  Joel Makower (January 2008)
http://www.stateofgreenbusiness.com/files/StateOfGreenBusiness2008.pdf 

U.S. Metro Economies; Current and Potential Green Jobs in the U.S. Economy 
Green Jobs in U.S. Metro Areas (October 2008) 
Prepared for: The United States Conference of Mayors http://www.usmayors.org/pressreleases/uploads/GreenJobsReport.pdf 

On-line libraries of articles, books and papers:
http://www.community-wealth.org/articles/green.html
http://scoperesearch.blogspot.com/search/label/green%20jobs
http://www.greenforall.org/resources
http://www.apolloalliance.org/resources.php
http://www.apolloalliance.org/downloads/greencollarjobs.pdf

Websites:
Apollo Alliance:

http://apolloalliance.org/

American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and Management Information Services, Inc. (MISI)
http://www.ases.org/

Cleantech Group, LLC
www.cleantechnetwork.com

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency  
www.dsireusa.org

Interstate Renewable Energy Council
www.irecusa.org

Energy Information Administration
www.eia.doe.gov 
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
http://www.ellabakercenter.org/
 

Apollo Alliance: http://apolloalliance.org/

 

Employment Development Department:  http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/?pageid=1032

Green Biz.com (general interest green business website)

http://www.greenbiz.com/ 

 

 

 

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