To ensure that young people can take advantage of this generational opportunity, the National Youth Employment Coalition is partnering with several national agencies to craft policies, principles and values of how this burgeoning economy will shape landscapes, localities and the lives of young people around the country.
A green economy is one in which forces of economic growth are aligned with economic sustainability and responsibility. Green jobs, which are aligned with the ultimate end of a green economy, are poised at current growth rates to grow by 10 million jobs in the United States over the coming years.