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Myths about Job Effects from Wind Energy Development

This category grew out of a series of so-called studies from right wing think tanks in Europe and North America that developing renewable energy, and particularly wind energy, would kill jobs. Of course, the opposite is true, but it took some time for the truth to put its pants on, as they say. Eventually, the flap died down once the media realized they were being taken in by dubious "research" from groups hired to preserve the status quo.

The Crazy Lifestyle of a Woman Who Repairs Wind Turbine Blades

April 14, 2017,   by Kristine Wong

When she's not climbing in Patagonia, Jessica Kilroy hangs off wind turbines

Category: Job Effects from Renewable Energy, News on Large Wind

Employment and Economic Impacts of Ontario’s Future Offshore Wind Power Industry

December 1, 2010,   by Conference Board

The Conference Board of Canada reports on how Ontario's Feed-in Tariff could power job creation in the Canadian province. . . "Development and operations of offshore wind in Ontario would create...

Category: Job Effects from Renewable Energy

Snow Job: The nefarious net-effect argument: Recent conservative studies on clean energy jobs miss the mark

August 25, 2009,   by Craig Morris

Recent conservative studies on clean energy jobs miss the mark by Craig Morris in Grist . . .

Category: Job Effects from Renewable Energy

NREL Response to the Report Study of the Effects on Employment of Public Aid to Renewable Energy Sources from King Juan Carlos University (Spain)

August 1, 2009,   by Eric Lantz and Suzanne Tegen

Category: Job Effects from Renewable Energy

Imported Lies: Debunking the Spanish Green Jobs Smear

April 16, 2009,   by Pete Altman

Our good friends at Media Matters jumped right on the case yesterday when Fox News cited a Spanish "study" about how green jobs somehow destroy other jobs. . .

Category: Job Effects from Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy

Craig Morris: RE = 2.2 jobs lost

April 16, 2009,   by Craig Morris

A brilliant and scathing critique of the so-called Spanish "study" on renewable energy and jobs

Category: Job Effects from Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy

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