How available are jobs that are consistent with lowering greenhouse emissions? This question has been a reason many have continued supporting greenhouse emitting energy sources. To find out some answers to this important question tune in to Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm Friday 1/18/19on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM Germantown Community Radio and streaming at gtownradio.com
Pat Stanton is Director of Policy for E4TheFuture (Energy, Economy, Equity, Environment). E4TheFuture is a Massachusetts based organization that promotes residential clean energy and sustainable resource solutions to advance climate protection and economic fairness by influencing federal, state and local policies, and by helping to build a resilient and vibrant energy efficiency and clean energy sector. In October, Pat received the Energy Champion award from Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA) in Philadelphia. Pat was among those presenting to the U.S. legislative staff the findings of a recent national report on the availability of energy efficiency jobs broken down by state. She will be discussing this report.
Representative from the ECA (Energy Coordinating Agency) which helps people conserve energy and promotes a sustainable and socially equitable energy future for all in the Philadelphia regionincluding training workers to do energy efficiency audits on housing. Their representative will be talking about this training program and the availability of energy efficiency jobs in our area.
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