With growing public favor, market support, and new government mandates for green energy education and operation, the future growth of green jobs is undeniable. An IHS Global Insight report stated, “[Green jobs] could be the fastest growing segment of the U.S. economy.” ecoAmerica‘s SEED Center is recognized in this CNBC article as a leader in […]Read more
In this article, Paul Pierpoint discusses the power of business, communities, colleges, and people for progress in renewable wind energy. Pierpoint cites Google's initiatives and ecoAmerica's SEED Center intiative as progress examples, and makes the case for others to follow suit.Read more
America’s Community Colleges Unite to Train Students for Jobs in the Green Economy: The SEED Center Launches.
Yesterday, Ed Begley Jr. actor, environmental activitist and ecoAmerica board member announced the launch of The SEED Center at the AASHE Conference in Denver. The SEED Center, stands for sustainable education and economic development http://www.theSEEDcenter.org. The SEED Center is a leadership initative, free resource center and online sharing environment for community colleges to dramamtically scale […]Read more
This story, posted today on CNN.com by Matthew Knight, notes that despite the international recession, investment in renewable energy is still growing, according to the United Nations. In fact, more than half of all new electricity capacity created in 2009 came from renewable sources, with wind power leading the charge in overall increase in investment. […]Read more