Greenjobs: A Guide to Eco-Friendly Employment

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Index
Abbey, Edward, 12
Affordable housing, 132–33
Agricultural Research Service (ARS), 76
Agroecology, 196–97
Airline industry, 111–12
Air quality management, 151–55
Algae, 79, 81
Alternative energy. See Energy
American Coalition for Ethanol, 77–78
American Planning Association, 122
American Wind Energy Association, 64–65
Apollo Alliance, 7, 130
Architects, 124
Austin, Texas, 24, 25, 100, 119
Australia, 84
Automobiles
fuel consumption by, 95–98
future of, 98–100
manufacturing of, 102–3
Automobile sales and marketing, 103–4
Automotive engineers, 100–102
Aviation designer, 112
Batteries, 89, 93–94
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), 100, 106
Belgrade Charter, 12–13
Best Water Technology, 186
Biodiesel, 79–80
Biodiversity, 171–72
Bioenergy process engineer, 82
Bioenergy Wiki, 76
Biomass Energy Research Association, 76
Biomass industry development coordinator, 80–81
Biomass power, 73–82
Branson, Richard, 111–12
Brazil, 77, 79
Brownfields, 162–66
Brunei, 54
Building science engineers, 125
Business, greening of, 5–8, 19–20
Bus rapid transit (BRTs), 110
C40 Cities, 24–25, 118, 121, 130
California, 7, 24, 53, 153, 159
Canon, 186
Carbon offsets, 201
Carsharing jobs, 105
Carson, Rachel, 11
Cellulosic ethanol, 78–79
Challenge-X, 101
China, 63, 97, 121
Chipotle Mexican Grill, 187
Cities
brownfield redevelopment in, 162–66
green building in, 117–19
mass transit in, 96, 105–11
Clean Air Act, 12, 152
Clean energy technologies, 21, 22, 24–25, 49. See also Energy
Clean Water Act, 156
Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI), 24, 118, 121, 131–32, 132–33
Code Green (Lonely Planet), 201
College programs, 39–43
Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), 21
Companies
checking green credentials of, 193–94
green, 5, 186–93
Company culture, 31
Computer programmers, 111
Comverge, 186–87
Conservation, 10–11
Construction industry, 39–40, 113. See also Green building
Consumers, demand for green products by, 5, 182–84
Co-op America, 184–85, 194
Cooper, James Fenimore, 9–10
Cooper, Susan Fenimore, 4, 10
Corn-based ethanol, 77
Corporate responsibility, 202
Current power, 87
Denmark, 63, 85
DOE. See U.S. Department of Energy
Douglas, William O., 12
Ducks Unlimited, 145
Earth Day, 12
Earth Summit, 13
Ecoclub.com, 200
Eco-friendly products, 181–98
EcoRail, 109
Ecotourism, 198–202
Education, 39–43, 57–58
Ehrlich, Paul R., 12
Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), 184
Electronics, 184
Electronics engineers, 88
Endangered species, 172

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