Environmental Change, Green Employments - What are the Associations for Grown-up Learners and ABE/GED/ESOL Programs?

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Environmental Change, Green Jobs - What are the Connections for Adult Learners and ABE/GED/ESOL Programs? Alex Risley Schroeder, Finding Earth Works, 2008

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"Incidentally something else happens, an aggregate arousing to new potential outcomes that progressions everything after some time – how individuals see the world, what they esteem, how society characterizes advance and arranges itself, and how organizations work. The Renaissance was such a move, similar to the Industrial Revolution. All in all, as well, is what is beginning to happen the world over today." Peter Senge, The Necessary Revolution Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Three focuses today: Something is going on that is more than green occupations – it's a major open door Green employments can happen and ABE understudies should be prepared – there's a 'green edge' ABE programs have a key part to play – its a welcome, we'll be a piece of getting it going Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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The New Dream – The Third Wave of Environmentalism Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and Green For All Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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So what's happening with the atmosphere? Discovering Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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What is our vitality circumstance today? Discovering Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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How's our economy doing? Discovering Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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What are "green" occupations? Discovering Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Apollo Alliance's definition: Green-neckline employments are generously compensated, profession track occupations that contribute specifically to protecting or improving ecological quality. extend from low-expertise, passage level positions to high-ability, more generously compensated employments incorporate open doors for progression in both aptitudes and wages. Discovering Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Green-Collar Jobs…   Rebuild a solid white collar class Provide pathways out of destitution Require some new abilities (and some new contemplating old aptitudes) Tend to be nearby occupations Strengthen urban and rustic groups Protect our wellbeing and the soundness of the planet definition from Green For All Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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CA meaning of green employments Green or clean is any movement or administration that performs no less than one of the accompanying: G enerating renewable vitality R ecycling existing materials E nergy effective item fabricating, development, establishment, and upkeep E ducation, consistence and mindfulness N atural and feasible item producing Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Industry areas Energy Construction Transportation Material waste/Recycling/Deconstruction Toxicity Food/Agriculture Water Local creation Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Job Projections

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MA Clean Energy Sector: 14,400 occupations in clean vitality bunch Now 10 th biggest industry in the state Surveyed officials expect 30% employment development in renewable vitality firms and 25% for vitality effectiveness firms throughout the following year. Mass Clean Energy Industry Census Report, August 2007, Mass Technology Collaborative Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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U.S. Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Industries in 2030 Source: Management Information Services, Inc. furthermore, American Solar Energy Society, 2008. Discovering Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Industry greening potential and future employment potential Following divisions have both fabulous 'greening potential' and magnificent long haul green occupation creation potential: Renewable vitality Mass travel/rail Green structures Energy retrofit Lighting retrofit Recycling Small scale farming/natural generation Sustainable backwoods administration Green Jobs report, UNEP, Sept 2008 Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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"We need to truly take a gander at on a very basic level revamping the economy. You must utilize this minute to retrain for occupations." Andrew Stettner, National Employment Law Project Stimulus charge incorporates $4.5 billion for employment preparing "In current dollars, the country dedicated what might as well be called $20 billion to occupation preparing in 1979, contrasted and just $6 billion a year ago." Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Impact of the Stimulus Package Funding for occupation preparing in clean vitality and vitality proficiency enterprises Incentives to bolster the development of clean vitality ventures Investments in clean vitality businesses Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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What sorts of employments?

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There will be some new employments others will be refocused

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Pollin, Green Recovery Identified occupations in Building retrofit Mass Transit/Freight Rail Smart Grid Wind and Solar Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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These include: protection air fixing lighting window substitution, evaporator and HVAC framework substitution vitality review/investigator Retrofitting Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Solar power Wind control Hydropower Biomass Geothermal power Installers Maintainers Designers Manufacturing – machining, sheet metal, lab tech Power plant administrators Research and advancement Renewable vitality Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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R. Pinderhughes green employments contextual investigation Identified 22 occupations with low bars to section in the Bay Area, CA Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Building a focused and evenhanded green economy implies putting resources into the foundation of America's work compel: specialists with more than secondary school, yet not exactly a four-year degree. Green Collar Jobs in America's Cities

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… the new vitality economy will be assembled and supported by center expertise laborers in conventional occupations. Green Collar Jobs in America's Cities

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Sure particular aptitudes are required, yet Readiness to work Basic aptitudes in math, composing, correspondence, and examination Facility with PCs Concern about the earth and the group Ability to convey in fact and obviously with clients Ability to be adaptable and adjust to change Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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And, There is a premium on comprehension the circumstance, frameworks considering, making associations Because this is a watershed time in our worldwide economy/structure, a great deal isn't yet known  Key is being prepared Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Given this, what is the huge open door for abe/esol/ged learners? To comprehend the "genuine" true Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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How we have seen the world The "genuine" true quote: E.O. Wilson graphic: Senge, The Necessary Revolution economy environment society economy Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Work & profession prep Civics & group readiness Social equity Economic equity GREEN ECONOMY Individual planning Science and math Environmental equity It fits over the educational programs Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Science and Math What is the carbon cycle ? Why do we think about it, particularly at this moment? What is environmental change ? Crest oil ? World geology – what is occurring now as an aftereffect of environmental change? Vitality utilization counts , gas mileage, vitality cost examinations Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Individual Preparedness Practical readiness Determining proper vitality, asset preservation systems Being an educated purchaser of items and data Emotional readiness Dealing with vulnerability, fear, misery Helping others Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Work Readiness/Career Prep Being work prepared Knowledge of how the economy is changing Understanding neighborhood green enterprises Understanding preparing and headway conceivable outcomes Being ready to explain the significance of "green" work Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Civics and Community Preparedness Understanding people group arrangements, similar to nearby vitality creation Building collective reactions Advocacy and activism with chose authorities Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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What are a few employments? Discovering Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Industry greening potential and future employment potential Following areas have both fantastic 'greening potential' and astounding long haul green occupation creation potential: Renewable vitality Mass travel/rail Green structures Energy retrofit Lighting retrofit Recycling Small scale horticulture/natural generation Sustainable timberland administration Green Jobs report, UNEP, Sept 2008 Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Small gathering inquiries Is this employment feasible for your understudies? What are the curricular holes you could fill? Could you think about a nearby manager in this field? Could you think about a nearby preparing substance that you may band together with to better get ready understudies? Discovering Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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What sorts of learning and aptitudes are required? Discovering Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Examples of preparing Greenfield Community College Cape Cod Community College Other CCs Other preparing programs/sellers Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Standards & Certifications Energy Efficiency BPI – Building Performance Institute HERS Rater Solar Energy NABCEP Others… Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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Activities and assets Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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What can learners do… Gain a " green edge " Be prepared for (coming) occupations Be prepared for preparing and affirmation Help address natural difficulties Finding Earth Works, findingearthworks.org

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What can programs do… Integrate the "genuine" true into

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