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Modernizing the grid could lead to surge in green jobs

With the nation's infrastructure aging, the utility sector has had to look forward. Deemed essential by the federal government at the start of the...

Earth Day: Protecting the environment, creating jobs

"The growth in the clean energy industry is indisputable," says Paula DiPerna, a special advisor to CDP, a nonprofit that works to build a...

Green jobs could be part of the post-pandemic economic solution

Today marks 50 years since the first Earth Day observance. In 1970, Denis Hayes—a then-25-year-old graduate student at Harvard Kennedy School—co-organized the event, a...

The START program is building a workforce of electric car technicians

Electric cars still represent a fraction of the cars sold around the world, but sales growth in the EV market is accelerating. The number...

A strong water infrastructure is vital to health and economic growth

We have all heard the advice from medical experts: wash your hands thoroughly for 20 seconds to lessen the chances of you getting—or spreading—the...

Hava Villaverde on need for a skilled workforce focused on sustainability

Hava Villaverde is the director of the MBA in Sustainability Leadership at Prescott College in Arizona, where she loves to dig deep into the...

Roger McClendon on sustainability in public vs private sports organizations

Roger McClendon is the executive director of the Green Sports Alliance. In his role, he leads the Alliance of international sports and stadium executives,...

Alisha Bhagat’s advice to students who want a career in sustainability

Alisha Bhagat is a futurist and senior strategist at Forum for the Future whose work focuses on the creative use of futures tools to...

Nathan Goodman on why companies are becoming sustainable

Nathan Goodman is the CEO of environmental services company Hamer Environmental. In this clip, Nathan tells us the reason why companies are following strong sustainability...

Shirley-Ann Behravesh on inspiring young sustainability changemakers

Dr. Shirley-Ann Behravesh is a senior sustainability scientist and lecturer in the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University. Her area of expertise is...