Green jobs

Roof solar panels. (CBS)

California Tax Measure To Create Green Jobs Falling Far Short Of Expectations

Three years after California voters passed a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean-energy jobs by funding energy-efficiency projects in schools, barely one-tenth of the promised jobs have been created, and the state has no comprehensive list to show how much work has been done or how much energy has been saved.


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Ready For A Green Job? Environmental Economy Employs Over 2.7 Million Workers

Jill Schlesinger has tips on working in the environmental field.


EcoCenter at Heron's Head Park in San Francisco's Bayview District.

EPA Head Sees Green Jobs Potential In San Francisco’s Bayview

The EPA’s head of water paid a visit to the EcoCenter at Heron’s Head Park in the Bayview District and is seeing the potential for green jobs.


U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis steps off of a new Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority hybrid bus after touring the agency's hybrid technology training program on July 21, 2011 in San Jose. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Labor Secretary Touts Green Jobs In Silicon Valley

U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said Wednesday that Silicon Valley is a good example of how a clean energy revolution is helping put Americans back to work.


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California Leaders Reunite For Green Jobs

A bi-partisan group that helped defeat Proposition 23 last November is once again coming together to ensure that California’s global warming laws are working.


President Barack Obama

Obama To Meet Silicon Valley Execs Over Budget Proposals

President Obama plans to visit the Bay Area Thursday to drum up support for his just released budget and to talk about creating green jobs.



Treasure Island Youth Jobs Program Lauded For Its Success

Training a generation of young workers for jobs in the green sector and the health industry can help lead the country out of chronically high unemployment, Rep. Barbara Lee said Friday.


U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) (R) talks with Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) while touring the Stion production facility on October 25, 2010 in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Boxer Touts Green Jobs At San Jose Campaign Stop

Sen. Barbara Boxer got a lift Monday from fellow Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein—regarded as California’s most popular politician—as Boxer began the final week of a tough campaign to retain the seat she has held for nearly two decades.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010

Congresswoman Visits Nanosolar in SJ

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS)- President Obama’s top environmental advisor took a whirlwind tour of Silicon Valley’s solar power companies. The Congresswoman checked out Nanosolar to make sure millions of federal tax dollars are being used […]


Money Awarded for Green Job Training

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- Two Bay Area job training organizations are getting a financial shot in the arm from Uncle Sam.