Browsing the "Jobs" Tag

Sherrod Brown For Senate (Ohio)

November 5th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

  At the 11th hour here, I’m highlighting a handful of Senate candidates who I think are really outstanding potential [&hellip

Keystone XL & Jobs

November 14th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

  One of the big arguments for the Keystone XL pipeline, which will now be approved no earlier than 2013, [&hellip

Planetsave Job Board!

October 22nd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

You may or may not have noticed: we added a green jobs board for you all on the bottom-right side of all our pages. The system is specifically tailored to you all, but can be adjusted as time goes on to make it even more relevant. If you're looking for a job (or just curious), check it out and let us know if you have any feedback. You can also create a customized subscription to the job board in a few ways

Not Jobs vs the Environment, but Clean vs Dirty Jobs

October 13th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

All of these gains are being put in peril by the energetic efforts of the Canadian tar sands lobby in the United States. According to the Council, uncertainty in tax policy, pollution restrictions and performance standards are putting future clean energy jobs at risk. Tar sands interests in Alberta and Canada are actively promoting this uncertainty in Washington DC, state governments and municipalities. The tar sands industry sees the emerging U.S. clean energy industry as a threat to its biggest market and is doing everything in its power to undermine it

Harry Reid Harassed, & the GOP's Lack of Morals

October 7th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

The US Senate is completely dysfunctional. Republicans are taking gross advantage of the old rules – which worked once upon a time when the Senate was a gentlemanly body – to completely block anything from getting done and instead score cheap political points

House GOP Wants to Fund Disaster Relief by Cutting Policies Protecting Us from Disaster-Causing Global Warming

September 22nd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

It seems like a story out of fantasy land. Members of the GOP in the House of Representatives do not want add to spending by funding critical disaster relief after Hurricane Irene, so they are trying to cut funding to advance the development of clean vehicles (which, of course, are critical to cutting global warming and limiting the billion-dollar disasters we see in the future)

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