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Green Jobs and Prosperity

Can a Greener Economy Lead Us Towards Sustainability?

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Grünig, Max 2010: “Green Jobs and Prosperity. Can a Greener Economy Lead Us Towards Sustainability?”. Schlossplatz3, Spring 2010, No. 8, 15-18.

In this article, Ecologic Institute's Max Grünig provides an overview of different definitions of "green jobs" and describes advantages and problems connected with this concept. He emphasizes that it is not enough to create new green jobs but that every job has to become more environmentally-friendly.

The issue of Schlossplatz³, the student magazine of the Hertie School of Governance, is available for download [pdf, 1.9 MB, English].

Every job in the economy has the potential to become greener.
Language
English
Authorship
Max Grünig
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Journal: Schlossplatz3, Spring 2010 | No.8
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Year
2010
Dimension
3 pp.
Keywords
Green jobs, economic growth, sustainability, United Nations Environment Program, environment