Clean Energy - Solar Power
Part of the Series: Green Careers Series

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Clean Energy - Geothermal Power
Part of the Series: Green Careers Series
We visit the largest geothermal operation in the world to see how heat from the earth's core is transformed into electricity. We meet a chemist, geologist, plant operator, environmental manager and engineer as they show us how they manage steam production wells and electric generators. This growing field relies not…
Clean Energy - Wind Power
Part of the Series: Green Careers Series
From the Great Plains to the ocean shore and out at sea, the race is on to make the United States the world's number one producer of wind power. We explore a new wind ranch to see the full range of new jobs from entry-level wind turbine technician to crane…
Building Green
Part of the Series: Green Careers Series
Some of the biggest opportunities for energy improvements occur in the building trades. This program presents an overview of job opportunities in this booming industry where there is a high demand for trained professionals, designers, and workers to help improve the efficiency of commercial and residential buildings through better design…
Water Management
Part of the Series: Green Careers Series
As water becomes more and more scarce, the challenge is to boost water productivity and efficiency while protecting the natural environment. This program presents an overview of job opportunities in water management such as flood control, reservoir management, levee design and repair, designing and operating dams and sewer systems, river…
Green Design
Part of the Series: Green Careers Series
In this program, we'll explore the exciting race underway to design greener products of all sorts. You can work toward a green career as an architect, interior designer, industrial engineer, or product designer within a myriad of businesses. This is a contest that will reward those who can envision or…
Green Careers Series
The series, created by award-winning producer Michael Dieffenbach, covers eight new and growing industries that address the most challenging problems that today's world faces. The series gives young people a behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to work in a variety of jobs in each sector. In on-the-job profiles, we…
Recycling
Part of the Series: Green Careers Series
The recycling industry is still in its infancy but is growing fast with everything we buy, consume, and then throw away. This program introduces job opportunities in recycling including a profile of an electronics recycling start-up and a San Francisco municipal program to recycle cooking oil into biodiesel fuel. Job…
Environmental Justice
Part of the Series: Green Careers Series
In this program, we'll examine how staffers at nonprofit agencies work with lawyers, lobbyists and other concerned citizens to advocate for environmental protection and strategies for sustainable growth. Jobs profiled in this program include: Environmental Attorney, Research Associate, Press Secretary, Community Organizer, EPA Attorney
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Catching the Sun
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