TITLE

Green Jobs Come Into Focus

AUTHOR(S)
DEUTSCH, STEPHEN; RASMUSSEN, DEAN
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Alaska Economic Trends;Sep2011, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the growing role of green jobs in Australia as to the first comprehensive survey on green employment by industry. It offers a definition of green jobs, the top green occupations by employment and the seven categories of green jobs including renewable energy, greenhouse gas reduction and recycling and waste reduction. It also notes the green score of top green jobs, the special requirements in green occupations and green skills, training and qualifications.
ACCESSION #
66334176

 

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