Green Jobs: A Guide to Eco-Friendly Employment


Product Description

You\’re interested in going green and, lucky for you, the opportunities for environmentally skilled workers are skyrocketing. Green Jobs will help you to find a job you like-and that\’ll make the world a better place. This one-of-a-kind handbook shows you how to:

  • Identify the greenest jobs in every industry
  • Break into the fastest growing eco-friendly fields
  • Go for extra training if needed
  • Start your own eco-friendly businesses

Going green just isn\’t for recycling any more. With this comprehensive guide, you can be sure to find the job of your dreams-and sleep better at night!

About the Author

A. Bronwyn Llewellyn, M.A., is a veteran writer and editor who has written several books and museum exhibitions on technology, natural history, climate change, green design and architecture, and the environment. She is the editor of The Healing Touch of Horses and the author of The Everything Career Tests Book. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

James P. Hendrix, Ph.D., has spent most of his career as an educator, at both the university and secondary levels. He presently works part time as a fly-fishing guide, educational consultant, and lecturer on the Lewis and Clark expedition. He has published numerous articles and book reviews and is a long-standing advocate of environmentalism and sustainability. When not backpacking in Colorado, he lives in the mountains of western North Carolina.

K. C. Golden, M.A., is policy director for Climate Solutions, a research and advocacy organization pioneering practical and profitable solutions to global warming. Before this, he served as a special assistant to the mayor of Seattle for clean energy and climate protection initiatives. Golden was a Fellow at Harvard University\’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he received a master\’s degree in public policy. He lives in Seattle with his wife and two teenagers and is an insatiable river enthusiast.