In the recently published “Green Jobs Report” from the US Conference of Mayors, they report that:
By 2038 there will be 1,246 new green jobs created in Greenville, North Carolina.”
We have a term for that sort of work: scientism. Oh, and what sorts of jobs are classified as “green”? Anything that is 6-degrees of separation from what you might be thinking as “green.” The largest increases in green jobs coming in this Mayor’s “report” are from secretarial positions in support of supposed green jobs, and those jobs also include management analysts, lawyers, bookkeepers and janitors.
When you hear the phrase “creating green jobs” thrown around so carelessly, your bunk detector should max out, and you should watch your wallet, as special interests will be crawling out from under every rock in the forest to claim that their cause is really a green one.