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The Environmental Career Guide.

One of the ironies of figuring the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is that the more costly problems we have, like cleaning up the environment, the greater our economic growth. There may be better ways to grow, but cleaning up after each other and environmental defense efforts is an industry growing faster than the military these days. The author of this book estimates that by the year 2000 we will spend over a trillion dollars on cleanup. This spending has already created a new kind of job--the "green-collar worker."

This book is a useful introduction to where the green-collar jobs are in business, government, and citizen groups. If the text inspires, the appendices provide the addresses of schools that have special programs, nonprofit groups, and government agencies. A handy book, but let's hope the relatively high price is not the result of anticipated low demand or the fact that it is printed on recycled paper.
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Author:Kaufman, Wallace
Publication:American Forests
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Mar 1, 1992
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