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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2010
Level City or Town
State(s) Ohio
Source Policy Matters Ohio
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Economic Justice
Transitioning away from fossil fuels and toward a clean energy economy has the potential to create millions of green jobs, or high-quality jobs that contribute significantly to enhancing or preserving the environment. This report identifies training opportunities in Ohio that prepare...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2009
Level State
State(s) Illinois
Source Center for Neighborhood Technology
Policy Areas Energy
This report focuses on growing and maintaining a "reliable, affordable and clean" electrical grid while overcoming the following challenges: environmental concerns, significant need for infrastructure investment, new uses of electricity, continued globalization, and increased energy...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2011
Level City or Town
State(s) Ohio
Source Policy Matters Ohio
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Economic Justice, Energy
Clean energy policies can create jobs, support local business in green markets, and ensure residents have access to jobs created. This brief guides local governments on how to make the most out of green investments. After reviewing the City of Oberlin's energy use and emissions, several...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2012
Level State
State(s) All States
Source Corporation for a Skilled Workforce
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Energy, Education
The Midwest accounts for nearly one-fourth of all industrial energy usage in the U.S., including nearly half of all industrial coal consumption; however, only 10 percent of Midwestern industrial facilities are upgrading their equipment to improve productivity. In 2011 the Midwestern...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level Other Boards and Agencies
State(s) California
Source The Greenlining Institute
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
To evaluate initial success of California's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund program in assisting underserved communities tackle climate change, the Greenlining Institute examined 10 projects: nine already funded and one that is eligible for funding. These case studies provide an early...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2016
Level City or Town, State
State(s) California, New York, Oregon
Source Partnership for Working Families
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Environment & Natural Resources, Community Development, Energy
This toolkit discusses strategies that deliver high quality jobs with career pathways accessible to workers in low-income communities and communities of color. As the primary implementers of the Clean Power Plan (CPP), state governments play a critical role in ensuring that the expansion...

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