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Solar Boom Heads to Japan Creating $9.6 Billion Market
Japan is poised to overtake Germany and Italy to become the world’s second-biggest market for solar power as incentives starting July 1 drive sales for ...
Solar Power Prices More Competitive Than Thought: BNEF
Power from solar panels is much closer to price competitiveness with fossil fuel-generated electricity than many policy-makers and investors realize, according ...
Sparking greener economic growth
Matt Haskins, leader of PwC's Sustainable Business Solutions tax practice, gives a business perspective of Rio
US presses green growth in Asia
Pshysorg.com - May 18, 2011. "US Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke speaks at the APEC Ministerial Meeting in Big Sky, Montana. Warning that the era of cheap ...
US solar firm to invest $320 mil. in Daegu
Alexander Ahn, The Korea Times, 06 May 2012 - U.S. solar cell company Stion has agreed to invest $320 million in South Korea’s southeastern city of Daegu to ...
VP opens renewable energy conference 2012
The Jakarta Post, 17 July 2012 - Vice President Boediono kicked off the 2012 Indonesia Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation conference and exhibition at ...
Webinar - May 10: Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing - Report of the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability in Light of Rio+20
The High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP) was established by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to formulate a new blueprint for sustainable ...
WFUNA Webinar: Get Rio: Global Governance for a Sustainable Future
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development (IFSD) is one of the two main themes of Rio+20. But what exactly does this ...
Green Jobs in Asia Regional Conference
Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World (Full Report)
This is the first comprehensive and authoritative report which provides an overview of the complexity and policy relevance of global environmental challenges - ...
Research Conference: Green Jobs for Asia and the Pacific - Technical Papers and Presentations
The research conference organized by ILO was held on 21-23 April 2008 in Niigata, Japan. It aimed to explore new concepts and approaches, extract lessons for ...
Green Jobs in the South to End Poverty and Regenerate the Resource Base
This paper was presented at the ILO Research Conference on Green Jobs for Asia that took place on 21-23 April 2008 in Niigata, Japan. It sets the context for ...
Preliminary assessment of Green Jobs in 3 sectors: Renewable energy, Waste management and Construction
The report aims to develop an inventory of which organization or agency is doing what in green jobs in the three sectors in Bangladesh; and identify potential ...
Green Jobs: Fact or Fiction?
The paper critically analyses four recent studies on the alleged benefits of the US government programmes to foster green job creation: 1) the Center for ...
ILO climate change and employment case study no. 2: Bangladesh and solar energy
This case study, in the context of climate change and employment, will examine skills and enterprise development support that capitalize on new technologies ...
Green Jobs: Working for People and the Environment
The report, Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World, is the first comprehensive compilation of global green jobs trends and ...
Jobs in Renewable Energy Expanding
This article shows the green jobs trend in the renewable energy sector.
U.S. Metro Economies: Current and Potential Green Jobs in the U.S. Economy
This report is prepared for the United States Conference of Mayors and the Mayors Climate Protection Center. It examines the economic benefits of the 'Green ...
Job Opportunities for the Green Economy: A State-by-State Picture of Occupations that Gain from Green Investments
This report provides a snapshot of the kinds of jobs that are needed to build a green economy in the United States. They focus on six key strategies for ...
Charting a New Low-Carbon Route to Development: A Primer on Integrated Climate Change Planning for Regional Governments
This Primer introduces a set of approaches to help sub-national authorities through the whole process of designing their Integrated Territorial Climate Plan ...
Green Gold Rush: How ambitious environmental policy can make Australia a leader in the global race for green jobs
The report indicates that Australia has an opportunity to turn action to combat environmental challenges into growth of the green economy. This report ...
The Impact of Renewable Energy Policy on Economic Growth and Employment in the European Union
This study assesses the economic effects of supporting renewable energy sources (RES), looking not only at jobs in the RES sector itself, but taking into ...
Defining, Estimating and Forecasting the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Industries in the U.S. and Colorado
This report estimates and forecasts the renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) industry for the U.S. and Colorado, and the major contributions of the ...
Renewable Energy: Employment Effects - Impact of the Expansion of Renewable Energy on the German Labour Market
The study clarifies a series of questions regarding the impact of the expansion of renewable energy on employment. Based on the largest industry survey carried ...
Manufacturing Climate Solutions: Carbon-Reducing Technologies and U.S. Jobs
This ongoing series presents research linking U.S. jobs with selected low-carbon technologies that can help combat global warming. In the series, it asks, “In ...
Employment Potential of Renewable Energy In South Africa
This report presents the findings of a research study into the longer-term impacts on employment in South Africa that would result from Government commitments ...
Renewable Energy = Jobs
This is part of Earthlife Africa's Sustainable Energy Briefing Series. The briefing gives a summary of research into employment potential of renewable energy.
Activities Related to Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency: Markets, Employment and Energy Stakes - Situation 2006-2007 and Projects 2012
This publication follows the annual changes in markets and activities relating to renewable energy and measures for increasing energy efficiency in the ...
Youth Employment Opportunities in Renewable Energy: A Report
This report looks at youth employment opportunities in the renewable energy sector. This sector has many eco-job opportunities. As a positive step towards ...
Green Recovery: A Program to Create Good Jobs and Start Building a Low-Carbon Economy
As the U.S. debates its energy future, this report shows that the nation can create two million jobs by investing in a rapid green economic recovery programme, ...