Whatever your feelings about it, there's no doubt that the Keystone XL is an ambitious construction project: A 1,179-mile pipeline that will travel from Canada through Montana and South Dakota to Nebraska.
Study says California solar boom makes the state a national leader, prepares new generation of workers
Strong statewide and federal clean-energy policies have positioned California as the nation’s solar energy leader in terms of generating new, well-paying construction and permanent jobs while working to curb climate change, according to a new report by UC Berkeley.
According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), Texas added more than 19 000 new private sector jobs in oil and natural gas production in 2013, almost six times the number added in New Mexico, the highest state for oil and natural gas production jobs added last year.
Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program makes funds available for job training
The Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program, approved by the Michigan Strategic Fund, will give Michigan community colleges access to $50 million to provide job training in high-wage, high and middle skill, and high-demand occupations. READ MORE!!
A science advocacy group is pressuring Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) to cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a political organization that has long worked against policies to address climate change.
It’s already hard for businesses in the oil sands to find skilled labour and it’s about to get worse: According to the Petroleum Human Resources Council of Canada, the number of oil- and gas-related jobs will grow by between 9% to 20% by 2022. READ MORE!!
Obama Administration's Plans To Boost Manufacturing Have A Long Way To Go
President Obama’s plan announced Monday to strengthen U.S. manufacturing hopes to create jobs, but the effort won't generate nearly enough to replace the more than 6 million positions that disappeared in the last decade and a half.
Is 'Leaning In' The Only Formula For Women's Success In Science?
Don't wait to be invited or encouraged to make a career in science, engineering or technology, Frances Arnold advises the young women she teaches at the California Institute of Technology. WATCH VIDEO SLIDE SHOW and READ MORE!!
Environmental engineering is the branch of engineering that is concerned with protecting people from the effects of adverse environmental effects, such as pollution, as well as improving environmental quality.
School to Careers program helps expose students to local manufacturing jobs
Local students learned about job opportunities and got a taste of the new era of manufacturing in the region during Made in the Mohawk Valley, a Manufacturing Day event on Oct. 3 at SUNY Polytechnic Institute.
Renewable energy will power the green economy, innovation will drive it
A green economy, according to the United Nations environment programme, is one that “results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities”.
Baxter Educational Summit outlines skills, education needed in upcoming jobs
Education leaders, stakeholders and officials from Newton, Rockdale and surrounding counties got an exciting peek at upcoming jobs in lucrative medical and science fields from medical manufacturing giant Baxter International, Inc. at an Education Summit hosted this past week at Georgia Perimeter College's Newton Campus.
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