Green jobs are great -- if you're a dude, says a recent New York Times op-ed by Linda Hirshman: It turns out that green jobs are almost entirely male ... especially in the alternative energy area. A broad study by the United States Conference of Mayors found that half the projected new jobs in any green area are in engineering, a field that is only 12 percent female, or in the heavily male professions of law and consulting; the rest are in such traditional male areas as manufacturing, agriculture, and forestry. And like companies that build roads, alternative energy firms …
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