Posts Tagged: green jobs
Critics dismiss it as a dream. But that’s precisely what it is. It’s visionary.
While China, Europe, and several U.S. states are reaping the rewards of transitioning to renewables, the Trump administration appears dead-set on propping up a dying dirty industry.
Faced with the failure of conventional lobbying, the climate protection movement is now turning to mass civil disobedience—but we can take it further still.
Where the old institutions have failed, insurgent global citizens must now defend the climate directly and preserve the public trust for generations to come.
The U.S. military is beginning to see climate change as a security threat, but the government isn't making it a high enough priority.
We need to update the Johnny Paycheck song for this era of high unemployment and high military spending.
We should cut the military budget and use that money to fund our transition to a greener economy.
How can we come out of this recession with a manufacturing sector and a workforce that are globally competitive, that produce things that people need in the new green economy?
Geopolitics drove the U.S.-China detente. It could do the same between Washington and Pyongyang.
Owego can get solar jobs, but it will take the active involvement of Owego itself.