Work Green, Earn Green

As home to several of the most significant events in the nation’s labor movement history, Illinois is transitioning into the green economy by putting its workers first.
As home to several of the most significant events in the nation’s labor movement history, Illinois is transitioning into the green economy by putting its workers first.
As home to several of the most significant events in the nation’s labor movement history, Illinois is transitioning into the green economy by putting its workers first.
Rice is a staple food for half of the global population, and nearly half of America’s national supply of rice is grown on 2,300 family farms in one state: Arkansas. This week, Jay investigates the environmental concerns and considerations that go into growing, milling, and consuming rice, which, as a major world crop, is also a major contributor to global warming.
Rice is a staple food for half of the global population, and nearly half of America’s national supply of rice is grown on 2,300 family farms in one state: Arkansas. This week, Jay investigates the environmental concerns and considerations that go into growing, milling, and consuming rice, which, as a major world crop, is also a major contributor to global warming.
This week, Jay Tipton ventures west to Colorado to investigate how the Centennial State became home to a groundswell of green jobs. As he’ll come to find out, a mixture of public policy, entrepreneurial endeavors, and a love of outdoor recreation provided the perfect formula for massive growth in environmentally friendly start-ups.
This week, Jay Tipton ventures west to Colorado to investigate how the Centennial State became home to a groundswell of green jobs. As he’ll come to find out, a mixture of public policy, entrepreneurial endeavors, and a love of outdoor recreation provided the perfect formula for massive growth in environmentally friendly start-ups.
On this week’s episode of Work Green, Earn Green, host Jay Tipton sets sail to Louisiana, where he discovers that the very same waters that have helped blessed the state’s fishing and shipping industries are also cause for serious concern. From coastal erosion and groundwater contamination to disaster recovery, Jay explores the green jobs that are contributing to the state’s resiliency.
On this week’s episode of Work Green, Earn Green, host Jay Tipton sets sail to Louisiana, where he discovers that the very same waters that have helped blessed the state’s fishing and shipping industries are also cause for serious concern. From coastal erosion and groundwater contamination to disaster recovery, Jay explores the green jobs that are contributing to the state’s resiliency.
Pennsylvania is well known as the birthplace of America, but did you know that it has also been at the forefront of every energy revolution in the world? From coal and oil to hydrofracking and solar power, we’ll look at how the state’s historic legacy has impacted its ability to transition to a greener tomorrow.
Pennsylvania is well known as the birthplace of America, but did you know that it has also been at the forefront of every energy revolution in the world? From coal and oil to hydrofracking and solar power, we’ll look at how the state’s historic legacy has impacted its ability to transition to a greener tomorrow.
Could green jobs be the silver bullet that saves the planet while fueling a struggling economy? Former WorkingNation producer and environmental protection scholar Jay Tipton is on a mission to find out, but first he must answer the question: What exactly makes a job green?
Could green jobs be the silver bullet that saves the planet while fueling a struggling economy? Former WorkingNation producer and environmental protection scholar Jay Tipton is on a mission to find out, but first he must answer the question: What exactly makes a job green?
Work Green, Earn Green is a 30-minute podcast hosted by Jay Tipton, a former WorkingNation producer and current environmental protection scholar. The series will send Jay on a journey to speak with workers, experts, policymakers, and thought leaders about their unique personal stories and perspectives about jobs in the green economy.
Work Green, Earn Green is a 30-minute podcast hosted by Jay Tipton, a former WorkingNation producer and current environmental protection scholar. The series will send Jay on a journey to speak with workers, experts, policymakers, and thought leaders about their unique personal stories and perspectives about jobs in the green economy.