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Articles by Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle is the president of Green Economy, a Boston-based firm offering consulting, training, facilitation, and strategic planning help to the public and private institutions building a more sustainable economy. He is the co-author of The ECO Guide to Careers That Make a Difference: Environmental Work for a Sustainable World, and is at work on a new book about climate change careers.

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  • Send your questions for the National Green Jobs Conference

    A big collection of policy makers, activists, job-training types, and labor union honchos are getting together later this week in Pittsburgh for “Good Jobs, Green Jobs: A National Green Jobs Conference,” and it’s my job to be there to watch it all go down. It’ll be a good opportunity to find out what’s hope and […]

  • How do we define the green-job economy?

    Photo: iStockphoto If my inbox and recent headlines are any indication, the green jobs bandwagon is rolling on jet fuel and it’s “game on” for labor market consultants. Having announced the imminent arrival of the green economy, we’re scrambling to define exactly what that means and to generate hard data about job descriptions, training requirements, […]

  • Sexiest jobs lists ‘forget’ to include eco-professionals

    In a crushing blow to environmental types everywhere, two "sexiest jobs" lists emerged recently and neither one picked an eco-professional among the sexy. According to, the sexiest jobs are: Entertainer/Model Cocktail Waitress Athlete Firefighter Cowboy Nurse Artist Military Professional Construction Worker TV/Anchor Personality selected: Firefighter Personal Trainer CEO Bartender Pilot Nurse Surgeon Photographer […]

  • Green job planning for 2008

    It’s a whole new year! A fresh canvas to paint on. The first page of the brilliant adventure story that will be your green career in 2008. An endless progression of dreary days with that pathetic guy in the next cubicle who spends half his time complaining and the other half in loud personal conversations […]