Worldwatch Report 177: Table of Contents

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Working for People and the Environment

Author: Michael Renner

ISBN 13: 978-1878071866
Publication Date: Oct. 2008
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60 pages

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Table of Contents
Summary                                                                                                                   5
Defining Green Jobs                                                                                                  7
Renewable Energy                                                                                                    10
Buildings                                                                                                                    16
Transportation                                                                                                            19
Basic Industry                                                                                                            23
Recycling                                                                                                                   30
Food and Agriculture                                                                                                  32
Forestry                                                                                                                      36
Pathways to a Sustainable Future                                                                             40
Endnotes                                                                                                                    44
Index                                                                                                                          54

Figures, Tables, and Sidebars

Figure 1. Green and Decent Jobs? A Schematic Overview                                       8
Figure 2. Global Wind Power Employment Projections, 2010–2050                         12
Figure 3. Global Solar PV Employment Projections, 2010–2030                              13
Figure 4. World Steel Production, 1950–2007                                                           23
Figure 5. World Primary Aluminum Production, 1970–2007                                      25
Table 1. Estimated Employment in Renewable Energy, Selected Countries and
World, 2006                                                                                                                 11
Table 2. Green Jobs Estimates in Vehicle Manufacturing                                           20
Table 3. CO2 Emissions per Ton of Cement Produced, Selected Countries, 200       27
Table 4. Paper and Paperboard Production by Country, 2006                                     28
Table 5. Environmental Benefits of 100% Recycled Content Compared
with 100% Virgin Forest Fiber                                                                                       28
Table 6. Formal Forest Sector Employment by Region, 2000                                      36
Table 7. Global Employment in the Forest Sector, by Type                                          37
Sidebar 1. From Rustbelt to Windbelt                                                                          12
Sidebar 2. Solar Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh                                                            13
Sidebar 3. Engine Retrofits in Southeast Asia                                                              21

Sidebar 4. Decent Work Deficits in Agriculture                                                             33

 

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