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NOW on PBS | Green Jobs: Hope or Hype? | PBS

Duration: 24:10 (Full Program)
Program: NOW on PBS #522
Broadcast Date: May. 29, 2009

What will jobs of the future look like? Many studying that question are seeing green — green jobs. With President Obama promising to create five million "green-collar" jobs over the next 10 years, some are predicting these new career paths in energy efficiency and clean power will transform the American economy. NOW ON PBS talks with environmental activist Van Jones, founder of Green for All, a group dedicated to bringing green jobs to disadvantaged Americans. In March, Jones was appointed special advisor on green jobs at the president's Council for Environmental Quality. Now that he has the president's ear, will Jones be creating a new career frontier for America?



Post Date: July 1, 2009