Green Careers Series

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8 videos in this collection

Building Green
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…
Green Design
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,…
Clean Energy - Wind Power
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…
Water Management
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…
Clean Energy - Solar Power
In this program, we'll view the entire range of jobs needed to make solar power a reality from research and development, design and marketing, and financial analysis to construction and…
Clean Energy - Geothermal Power
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…
Environmental Justice
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…
Recycling
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…

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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…
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…
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…
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…
Clean Energy - Solar Power
Part of the Series: Green Careers Series
In this program, we'll view the entire range of jobs needed to make solar power a reality from research and development, design and marketing, and financial analysis to construction and project management. Engineers, analysts and managers share with us both how they work in this emerging green industry and how…
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…
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…
Growing Greener Schools
Today, there are about 115,000 K-12 schools in the United States. One in five people --55 million children, teachers, administrators, nurses and janitors--spend their days in K-12 schools. Billions of tax dollars go to building, maintenance and day-to-day operation. Still, most schools, where the environmentalists and stewards of tomorrow will…
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
Tell Me How Career Series: Television Reporter
Tell Me How Career Series - Career Education & Opportunities for Young People. Recommended for both School, Public Libraries and Guidance Offices. The Tell Me How series is a necessary addition to any library, guidance center of school curriculum. It explores a large number of career opportunities for young people…
Tell Me How Career Series: Paleontologist
Tell Me How Career Series - Career Education & Opportunities for Young People. Recommended for both School, Public Libraries and Guidance Offices. The Tell Me How series is a necessary addition to any library, guidance center of school curriculum. It explores a large number of career opportunities for young people…
Going to Green Complete Collection
Based on the PBS series Edens Lost and Found, Going to Green was developed to provide a standards-based environmental education curriculum for schools, colleges, and communities. Halfway through the Chicago filming of Edens Lost and Found, one of the individuals interviewed said "You know, children are our future. If we…