Friday, June 5, 2009
Van Jones on NOW/PBS - Green Collar Jobs
While in Austin, Texas last week, I caught David Brancaccio's NOW segment on PBS. He was interviewing Van Jones, author (The Green Collar Economy), environmental activist, founder of "Green for All," an environmental group dedicated to bringing green jobs to the disadvantaged, and recently-appointed special advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
Jones is passionate, articulate and well-versed in the broad lexical vocabulary of sustainability.
Now that he has the President's ear, will Jones be creating a new career frontier for America? Let's hope so.
This is an inspiring and encouraging segment... especially for those eager to transition into the green(er) jobs market: