This glossary provides useful definitions for many of the terminology and buzzwords frequently used within the green industry. This guide serves as an introductory resource for anyone new to the intersection of sustainability and social justice, as well as for those who lack an exhaustive understanding of commonly used jargon....
Green For All teamed up with the City of Portland to help implement a cutting-edge green jobs program. Clean Energy Works Portland is an effort that will cut energy bills, create green jobs, reduce pollution and expand business opportunities.  In addition, it will ensure that Recovery Act investment dollars reach...
This reports provides information to enable efficient and equitable hiring of people with criminal records using Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) funds. Published by the National Employment Law Project, with help from the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and PolicyLink, the document serves as an easy-to-use resource for agencies that oversee...
Did you know that energy-efficiency loan programs in the U.S. have historically reached less than 0.1% of their potential customers? Community-based outreach and mobilization can help America finally realize the benefits of retrofitting its buildings by achieving the deep market penetration.  Green For All’s latest best practice brief, Increasing Demand for...
The City of Seattle is developing a program for weatherization of the city’s single family homes, using federal stimulus dollars to support local efforts. The key elements of the residential program include subsidized home energy performance audits and a revolving loan program to finance retrofit work. The Seattle Neighborhood WEB...
Even as this report delineates prominent national credentials in selected clean energy sectors, its purpose is larger: to suggest a more rational framework for human capital development in a greening economy. Download the report  
Green For All teamed up with the City of Portland to help implement a cutting-edge green jobs program. Clean Energy Works Portland is an effort that will cut energy bills, create green jobs, reduce pollution and expand business opportunities.  In addition, it will ensure that Recovery Act investment dollars reach...
Understanding the Weatherization Assistance Program This document offers a basic understanding of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program and guidance on how to produce the best results possible. (Posted 10/15/09) Download Report Understanding the State Energy Program – from Green For All This document offers a basic understanding...
Buildings represent 38.9% of U.S. primary energy use and 38% of all CO2 emissions in the U.S. Though simple, relatively low-cost measures such as  insulation, and lighting upgrades can be done in almost every building to reduce energy use and save money on utility bills, current retrofitting program capacity is...
“Green Prosperity: How Clean-Energy Policies Can Fight Poverty and Raise Living Standards in the United States” is a new report from the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (PERI), commissioned by Green For All and NRDC. The report finds that investments in a clean energy economy can significantly...

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