The green economy is on the rise. Many start-up firms have built their businesses around the green economy. Furthermore, various kinds of jobs have opened up. Firms are beginning to see the viability of a business involved with the green economy. Much like the internet firms of the past, green businesses have taken advantage of the apparent gain in interest in renewable energy.
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Green jobs now employ 10x more people than fossil fuel - Big Think
This press release was originally distributed by the Governor's Office. The Council, which was established under Executive Order No. Members of the Council include representatives from State departments, as well as leaders from chambers of commerce, organized labor, industry, utilities, green business, environmental justice communities, academia, small business, workforce development, and environmental advocacy. This group will build a roadmap for transitioning the workforce into high-quality, family-sustaining clean energy jobs that will provide opportunities for all New Jerseyans. The Council will work to ensure that the jobs created will benefit all communities across our state and bring us one step closer to a stronger and fairer New Jersey for all.
Green jobs now employ 10x more people than fossil fuel
Renewable energy is electricity generated by fuel sources that restore themselves over a short period of time and do not diminish. Although some renewable energy technologies have an impact on the environment, renewables are considered environmentally preferable to conventional sources and, when replacing fossil fuels, have significant potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. While states identify renewable technologies differently for the purposes of meeting state targets and goals, most include at minimum:.