Jobs In Clean Energy

JOBS IN CLEAN ENERGY

When it comes to jobs, climate change promises a mixed bag with many losses and many gains but concrete action on addressing a warming world presents a singular opportunity for more of the substantial job creation already underway.

HOW WILL CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECT THE JOB MARKET NEGATIVELY?

As the world transitions from coal, oil and gas to clean energy, jobs will clearly be lost in the fossil fuel industries. Extreme heat, a significant consequence of global warming, is hazardous to human health, so it should not come as a surprise that agriculture, in which 940 million people work, is expected to be a sector deeply affected by a warmer world. Construction, refuse collection, repair, transportation, tourism, and sports also among the other fields projected to suffer the fallout of hotter temperatures.

ARE THERE JOBS THAT WILL THRIVE?

In crisis comes opportunity, and the renewable energy sector offers a surfeit of just that. In the United States, solar jobs have seen tremendous growth. The National Solar Job Census 2022, the latest report to date, shows that as of December 2022, there were 263,883 solar workers in the U.S. This represents an increase of 8,846 jobs, or 3.5% growth since 2021. Decarbonizing the energy sector, electrifying transportation and infrastructure including homes and offices, reforestation, carbon capture and storage technologies will eliminate some jobs while creating many more. Already in 2019, Forbes was reporting that “building new renewable energy is cheaper than running existing coal plants and prices get cheaper every year.” Meanwhile, the clean energy goals mandated by both states and utilities are driving demand for workers to build renewable energy infrastructure. 

ARE YOUNG PEOPLE TRAINING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE JOBS?

In the fall of 2021, according to the NYT, some of the hottest MBA courses were about climate finance, impact investing and social entrepreneurship. This interest reflects an increase in jobs that require knowledge in environmental, social and governance, or E.S.G., topics. 

DOES AN INTERNSHIP HELP?

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ARE THESE CHANGES ACTUALLY HAPPENING?

  • By January 2023, Bloomberg was predicting that 24 million green jobs could be created globally by 2030 as tackling climate change transforms the labor market.
  • In May 2030, The World Economic Forum weighed in with support reporting that companies are facing pressure to accelerate their green transitions as just over 1 in 4 adults say sustainability is one of their top non-negotiables for a new job.
  • In July of 2023, USA Today reported that environmental and green careers are flourishing as many job seekers are looking for work in companies aligned with climate goals. A survey of Gen Z and Millennial workers found more than 40% either have or plan to change jobs due to climate concerns. A Deloitte report adds that environmental and sustainability studies are booming in colleges as increasing numbers of students want to advocate for change through where they work.

WHAT JOBS WILL BE IN DEMAND?

America will need electricians, HVAC technicians, and gardeners. Careers like wind turbine services technicians, hydrologists, atmospheric and space scientists, solar photovoltaic installers, soil and plant scientists, conservation scientists, environmental science and protection technicians, environmental engineers, and environmental scientists and specialists will all see growth.

DOES THE GOVERNMENT PUBLISH A JOBS REPORT?

The U.S. Department of Energy publishes a national jobs report every year here. The 2022 fact sheet can be found here.

JOB DIRECTORIES AND RESOURCES 

For more on where the clean energy jobs are, check out  the Climate Jobs National Resource Center. Other job directories are:

Our own ORGANIZATIONS page is another resource as some organizations such as the U.S. Climate Alliance and Wildlife Society host their own job boards.

CURRENT NEWS

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By Lisa Friedman 09/20/23
President Biden intends to use executive authority to train and employ thousands of young people in jobs to fight global warming, Ali Zaidi, the White House national climate adviser, said on Tuesday.
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By Jan Jaro 09/19/23
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By Dan Gearino 09/07/23
One goal of the Inflation Reduction Act is to make sure that jobs created by the transition to clean energy have high standards for wages and benefits. The Biden administration is now providing some specifics…
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By Ray LaHood and Greg Regan 09/03/23
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Environmental groups recruit people of color into overwhelmingly white conservation world

By Todd Richmond 08/27/23
Arianna Barajas never thought of herself as the outdoors type. The daughter of Mexican immigrants who grew up in Chicago’s suburbs, her forays into nature usually amounted to a bike ride to a community park.
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America’s manufacturing boom could add 250,000 jobs in two years — report

By Emily Peck 08/21/23
Roughly 200,000 to 250,000 new manufacturing jobs could be added in the U.S. over the next two years, according to a new estimate from Goldman Sachs.
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By YCC Team   11/09/21  
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By Karin Kimbrough   09/23/21  
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How the US labor movement is getting to grips with the climate crisis

By Michael Sainato   09/20/21  
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A third of Gen Z says climate change is a top concern. A new report says the climate crisis is pushing young adults to pursue more sustainability-focused career paths.

By Rebecca Ungarino   09/07/21  
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‘How do I start a new career in a green job?’

By Sara Peach   08/24/21  
Hi Sara, I am 50 years old and looking at a major career change. I have wasted most of my adult life at a soulless job that has provided for me and my family. In…
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How A Meteorologist Does His Job When Climate Change Is Politicized

By Sarah McCammon   08/13/21  
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By Justin Worland   08/11/21  
Wandering around the sprawling 6.2 million-sq.-ft. Lordstown Motors assembly plant in Ohio, it’s tempting to imagine a green future that is full of jobs. The company’s signature product is a high-performing electric pickup truck, and…
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In the Infrastructure Bill, a Recognition: Climate Change Is a Crisis

By Christopher Flavelle   08/05/21  
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‘Building back better,’ if done right, will boost Ohio jobs, address climate change: Dan Troy

08/04/21  
Following through on one of President Biden’s key campaign promises to beef up American infrastructure, the U.S. Senate voted last week to move forward with a bipartisan infrastructure bill. While there is still plenty of…
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Biden clean energy plan key to restoring industry job losses, says U.S. official

By Nichola Groom   07/20/21  
 The U.S. energy sector lost 10% of its workforce last year due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report unveiled on Monday by U.S. government officials, who said President Joe Biden's…
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‘Building back better,’ if done right, will boost Ohio jobs, address climate change: Dan Troy

By Andrea Germanos   07/19/21  
Amid a sustained push for the inclusion of a Civilian Climate Corps in federal infrastructure legislation, the Sunrise Movement on Monday rolled out a new tool showcasing the potential for over 15 million jobs that simultaneously tackle economic inequality and…
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Annual Energy Department report finds slight recovery in energy industry jobs

By Zack Budryk   07/19/21  
The U.S. Department of Energy found an overall drop in jobs within the energy industry in 2020 but a slight increase in some renewable energy jobs, which it said is attributed to investments in those sectors.
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Sunrise Launches Green New Deal Jobs Website to Celebrate Future of Climate-Friendly Work

By Andrea Germanos   07/19/21  
Amid a sustained push for the inclusion of a Civilian Climate Corps in federal infrastructure legislation, the Sunrise Movement on Monday rolled out a new tool showcasing the potential for over 15 million jobs that…
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Biden’s Big Bet: Tackling Climate Change Will Create Jobs, Not Kill Them

By Coral Davenport and others   07/16/21  
In 2017, as Donald J. Trump was announcing the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, the largest global effort to attack planetary warming, he declared, “I was elected to represent the citizens of…
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The number of green jobs is growing. Will they pay well?

By YCC Team   06/30/21  
Action to reduce global warming could create a lot of new jobs – from wind and solar farm construction to green building and electric-vehicle manufacturing. Jason Walsh is executive director of the Bluegreen Alliance, a…
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This is how Los Angeles is creating green jobs of the future

By Avi Asher-Schapiro   06/25/21  
Los Angeles is looking to renewable energy sources like solar power to improve its economic outlook - whilst helping to save the planet. The city has pledged to sharply curb its greenhouse gas emissions, aiming…
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Newsletter: What the clean energy future looks like from a 262-foot wind turbine

By Sammy Roth   06/24/21  
Hundreds of feet above the ground, suspended by ropes and battered by powerful winds, Matthew Kelly is living his best life. Kelly is a wind turbine technician, and my colleague Brian van der Brug recently…
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Newsletter: What the clean energy future looks like from a 262-foot wind turbine

By Sammy Roth   06/24/21  
Hundreds of feet above the ground, suspended by ropes and battered by powerful winds, Matthew Kelly is living his best life. Kelly is a wind turbine technician, and my colleague Brian van der Brug recently…
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Sustainability drives talks on reforming visitor industry

By Melissa Tanji   06/23/21  
While local leaders have different ideas of how tourism should look moving forward, many agree on one thing — Maui is overwhelmed. “It’s just too many tourists, overcrowding everywhere, on the reefs, the roads, the…
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The Demand for Clean-Energy Jobs Grows in Westchester

By David Levine   06/13/21  
Clean energy offers many well-paying opportunities for those with or without a college degree in New York State. After many years of depending on fossil-fuel-driven energy, the U.S. has recently begun to embrace clean-energy alternatives.…
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8 Jobs That Are Helping To Fight Climate Change

By Gabrielle Olya   06/11/21  
In an open letter to President Joe Biden, notable executives -- including Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Ford Motor Company executive chairman Bill Ford -- and other leaders from around the…
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Headwinds: Offshore wind will take time to carry factory jobs to U.S.

By Isla Binnie, Nichola Groom and Susanna Twidale   05/27/21  
When U.S. President Joe Biden's administration approved the country’s first major offshore wind farm this month, it billed the move as the start of a new clean energy industry that by the end of the…
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Economic Study Shows Why ‘Saving the Planet Is Not a Jobs Killer’

By Julia Conley   05/26/21  
A key argument made by opponents to climate action—that sharply reducing carbon emissions by shifting away from fossil fuel production and towards renewable energy sources would kill jobs—continued to fall apart Wednesday as a new…
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Where climate, jobs and health meet: The outdoors

By Mario Molina   05/26/21  
Americans look to the outdoors for solace and recreation. It’s been true since our foundation as a nation and it became even more clear last year. For more than 50 million of us, the outdoors…
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What climate change jobs will be in high demand?

By Sara Peach   05/21/21  
What kind of careers are going to be in high demand in the future? Climate science? Engineering? Animal conservation? Will we wake up and try to save what’s left of the species on this planet?…
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For Clean Energy, Buy American or Buy It Quick and Cheap?

By Noam Scheiber   05/11/21  
President Biden says slowing climate change will create jobs. Tension between unions and environmentalists shows it’s not so simple.
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Reaching Back To The New Deal, Biden Proposes A Civilian Climate Corps

By Nathan Rott and Scott Detrow   05/11/21  
Members of the Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) work on trails near Tally Lake in northwestern Montana. President Biden wants to retool and relaunch one of the country's most celebrated government programs: the Civilian Conservation Corps.…
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Oil Companies and Community Activists Join Together to Create an Offshore Wind Project—and Jobs

By Nicholas Kusnetz   05/09/21  
When Aroldo Garcia learned that the operations base for a major offshore wind project was coming to his Brooklyn neighborhood, he thought about the jobs it could provide for his family members and friends who…
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‘Which climate change jobs will be in high demand in the future?’

By Sara Peach   05/05/21  
What kind of careers are going to be in high demand in the future? Climate science? Engineering? Animal conservation? Will we wake up and try to save what’s left of the species on this planet?
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UMWA Seeks Foothold for Coal in the Green Hydrogen Economy

By Tina Casey   04/27/21  
The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) caused quite a stir last week when it issued a detailed statement in support of federal energy policies that create new clean energy jobs. The timing was perfect…
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White House targets $38B to aid coal sector transition, but it’s likely not enough, analysts say

By Emma Penrod   04/26/21  
Existing federal programs have up to $38 billion in unspent funds available that could be used to spur job creation in communities impacted by the decline of the coal industry, according to a report released Friday by…
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Biden closes landmark summit with a message: Climate action equals jobs

By Sean Sullivan   04/23/21  
President Biden used the waning hours of a White House climate summit to hammer home a message aimed as much at Americans as at the dozens of world leaders he had convened: Combating the Earth’s…
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The predictable economic effects of climate change have started to appear

By Philip Bump   04/21/21  
The United Mine Workers of America released a remarkable document on Monday, an articulation of how the country’s largest union representing coal miners understood the future of the industry.
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The Fossil Fuel Sector, Subsidies and Job Creation: Sorting Fact From Fiction

By Sarah Lozanova   04/13/21  
The energy industry is undergoing a fundamental shift. Exactly how quickly the world will adopt clean energy is still unclear. One significant argument for keeping society’s fossil fuel love affair going is to protect jobs…
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‘Green’ jobs in Biden’s infrastructure bill: What they could pay and how to be eligible

By Catherine Clifford   04/12/21  
A priority of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure and climate change bill, called “The American Jobs Plan,” is to “tackle climate change with American jobs and American ingenuity,” Biden said when he promoted his…
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Biden faces tough choice over a battery plant in Georgia

By Gavin Bade   04/08/21  
President Joe Biden’s ambitious electric vehicle plan has run into a huge hurdle with U.S. trade law, forcing him to choose between swing-state jobs and American intellectual property rules that have come under intense scrutiny…
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Wind and solar energy are job creators. Which states are taking advantage?

By Karin Kirk   04/07/21  
If there’s one sure-fire way to get the ear of most politicians, it’s the word “jobs.” It seems almost any issue can be framed as either job-growing or job-killing, depending on which side of the…
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Joe Biden wants to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure and jobs

By Javier Zarracina and Joey Garrison   04/07/21  
President Joe Biden on Wednesday introduced a sweeping $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs package that looks to reshape the American economy and make the most significant domestic U.S. investments in generations. His far-reaching American Jobs Plan…
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Create Jobs for Oil/Gas Workers, Plugging Oil and Gas Wells

By Peter Sinclair   04/05/21  
Across the country there are hundreds of thousands of abandoned or “orphan” frack wells. There are also, tens of thousands of unemployed oil and gas workers. Putting them to work, plugging old, leaking, toxic and…
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Why Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Is a Green Jobs Plan

By Gernot Wagner   04/02/21  
“Once you put capital money to work, jobs are created.” These are not the words of President Joe Biden, announcing his administration’s infrastructure plan in Pittsburgh on Wednesday. Nor were they the words of Transportation Secretary…
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