Green Jobs Now: Colorado

Green Jobs

Here’s the latest in the green jobs series from WorkingNation, focused on Colorado:

“Colorado’s a very forward-looking state. We like to lean into trends to have the good jobs of tomorrow rather than the good jobs of yesterday.”

Governor Jared Polis sees that future in a green economy. “That aligns well with our forward-looking vision on air quality and climate to make sure that Colorado is a leader in the clean energy revolution as well as a leader in employment.”

Colorado has been leading the way in the green economy for more than a decade and it doesn’t look like it’s slowing down anytime soon.

The state already has the third-largest green workforce in the country and, according to research by Emsi Burning Glass for our Green Jobs Now: Colorado report released today, there are close to 30,000 people working in the green sector – those both directly and indirectly doing jobs that impact the environment. Read the full report on WorkingNation.

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