Top Five Signs Green Jobs Will Improve Economy

I recently was given a copy of the 2010 Green Jobs report by the US Commerce Department.  There were five things that really stood out to me in this report.  They were:

1.  The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the economy of the United States of America rose by 1-2% from the green economy.  This means that products which reduced pollution or saved energy was part of the increase of our countries gross domestic product.

2.  From 2003 – 2007 (the years they gauged) jobs rose by 1.8 – 2.4 million (conservative and liberal estimates).

3.  In the service sectors was the largest gain of jobs.  13% of the total job increase was due to green service related jobs.

4.  This means that “between $371 billion to $516 billion of private sector shipments were from the Green economy.”

5.  While it was modest 3% of the total growth to construction was due to green jobs.

In addition, based on these estimates and given the $90 billion the United States Government is investing in the green economy can only spell great things ahead for all of us in tough times and good times.

Spread the word and work to get a Green Job today.

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Written by greenlivingguy

The Green Living Guy, Seth Leitman is a green living expert, celebrity and Editor of the McGraw-Hill, TAB Green Guru Guides. Seth is also an Author, Radio Host, Reporter, Writer and a Environmental Consultant on green living. The Green Living Guy writes about green living, green lighting, the green guru guides and more. Seth's books range from: # Build Your Own Electric Vehicle by Bob Brant and Seth Leitman (2nd and 3rd editions) # Build Your Own Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle by Seth Leitman # Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle by Carl Vogel # Green Lighting by Seth Leitman, Brian Clark Howard and Bill Brinsky # Solar Power For Your Home by David Findley # Renewable Energies For Your Home by Russel Gehrke # Do-it-Yourself Home Energy Audits by David Findley # Build Your Own Small Wind Power System by Brian Clark Howard and Kevin Shea # and more green living books to follow.