Why Every Job in the Renewable Energy Industry Must Be a Union Job

The renew­able ener­gy indus­try in the Unit­ed States is boom­ing. Pri­or to the start of the Covid-19 pan­dem­ic, which has put mil­lions out of work, over 3 mil­lion peo­ple worked in clean ener­gy — far more than those who worked in the fos­sil fuel indus­try. And though the decline of fos­sil fuel jobs appears unstop­pable, the unions that rep­re­sent those work­ers are very pro­tec­tive of their mem­bers’ jobs. Sim­i­lar­ly, they’ve also been resis­tant to leg­is­la­tion like the Green New Deal, which would cre­ate more green jobs while also tran­si­tion­ing away from work in extrac­tive indus­tries. Envi­ron­men­tal activists believe that green jobs are the future — for both work­ers and our world — but union­iza­tion rates in the renew­able ener­gy indus­try are extreme­ly low. In order to get unions on board with green jobs, the envi­ron­men­tal move­ment will have to fight for those jobs to be union. And unions will

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Groove Science Studios Expands Its Advisory Board With Addition of Music Industry & Legal Luminaries, David Leibowitz and Scott Keniley

DENVER, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Groove Science Studios (GSS), developer of the Soundscape VR (SVR) immersive music platform that brings bands, brands, and fans together in virtual reality, today announced that David Leibowitz and Scott Keniley have been named to the Advisory Board.

Leibowitz is Managing Partner of CH Potomac and Co-Founder of KDI Media, a digital commerce agency. His career has focused on the intersection of the entertainment, media and technology industries, developing new innovative ways to create, protect, enjoy, and engage with entertainment content. In the music sector, Leibowitz brings a broad set of business and legal expertise to GSS, having served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Senior Advisor to Gibson Brands, and Chairman of EZMO, an early European trail blazing cloud-based music oriented social network and storage locker service. “David impressed

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Night-time industry ‘set to lose 700,000 jobs without further Government support’, NTIA warns

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The night-time economy is “on the brink of collapse” with more than 700,000 jobs at risk — and the end of the furlough scheme could be “the final blow”, an industry body has warned.

A survey of Night-Time Industries Association (NTIA) members found 71 per cent of businesses are set to make “more than half” of their workforce redundant “in a matter of weeks”.

The Job Retention Scheme, which has seen the Government pay 80 per cent of wages for more than 10 million furloughed employees during the Covid-19 pandemic, is set to end on October 31.

Indoor performances at music venues have been allowed since August 15, although many venues such as nightclubs remain shut due to physical and financial issues surrounding social distancing.

The NTIA warning comes after the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics reported a drop in employment of

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Online Education Market in India 2019-2024, 2020 Report on the $14.33 Billion Industry

The “Online Education Market in India 2020-2024” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Online Education Market in India 2020-2024

The online education market in India is poised to grow by $ 14.33 bn during 2020-2024 progressing at a CAGR of 21% during the forecast period.

The reports on online education market in India provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current India market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The market is driven by the increased penetration of Internet and smartphones in India, skill development and employment and government initiatives toward digitization in education. In addition, increased penetration of Internet and smartphones in India is anticipated to boost the growth of the market as well.

This study identifies the emergence of cloud

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Three Self-Education Industry Predictions For The Coming Years

Founder of Keir Weimer Multimedia, real estate & lifestyle entrepreneur, No. 1 bestselling author, keynote speaker & high-performance coach.

We currently live in a world that is rapidly changing on a near-daily basis right in front of our eyes, forcing us to adapt and pivot in ways that we haven’t had to before. The key to surviving and thriving in this time of extreme change, uncertainty and disruption is being able to be flexible and proactive.

One area that is changing very rapidly is the self-education industry.

One of my companies is a multimedia business in this space that educates, trains and equips people in various ways and areas through coaching programs, digital courses and events. What we have seen in the past few months since the pandemic hit is increased demand for our programs and more and more people searching for ways to retrain and reposition themselves

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more development opportunities on the horizon for the cultural industry

Wang said that the cultural consumption in the post-epidemic era, like other types of consumption, needs to be analyzed in conjunction with the general trends influencing both the domestic and global economic cycles. “On one hand, new habits that have developed around the cultural consumption during the epidemic are expected to become the norm,” Wang said. “On the other hand, economic ‘internal circulation’ will create a market that demands more high-quality cultural products, which will bring more opportunities for culture industry in the future.”

The e-sports industry has grown rapidly over the past two years. The prize pool of the International DOTA 2 Champions (TI10) now has broken the US$35 million mark, exceeding the US$34.33 million for TI9 last year and once again setting a new record in terms of the amount and speed of the crowdfunding for a single e-sports competition.

However, the industry still needs to

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Mekapati Goutham Reddy: Mekapati wants industry biggies to join hands with AP to set up skill development colleges | Amaravati News

AMARAVATI: In his bid to secure support from the top industries in setting up the skill development university and colleges in Andhra Pradesh, industries minister Gautham Reddy held discussions with several top officials of NTPC, ITDC, SAIL and BHEL in New Delhi on Wednesday.
He requested the top firms to join hands with the state government to train the youth of the state. He wanted them to join as stakeholders in setting up the industry-specific skill development colleges.
Gautham Reddy met Sail chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhury and requested him to extend support in setting up skill development college in the state. He explained that state government has been implementing multiple skill development programmes aimed at students in schools, colleges, dropouts and unemployed and decided to develop industry friendly eco-system by supporting them with skilled workforce.
“In this connection, CM Jagan has proposed to establish Skill Development University and at least
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Loganair set to axe 68 jobs after Covid-19 pandemic devastates industry

Loganair is set to cut 68 jobs after facing their “biggest ever challenge” during the coronavirus pandemic.

Staff at their hubs in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Dundee and Inverness are set to lose their jobs.

Bosses at the Scottish firm said the majority of the roles that are set to go will however be at their base in Chester.

The airline has opened a company-funded Skills Retention Programme in a bid to help staff facing the axe.

But they added that some staff would also be taking a 20% pay cut over the winter months.

Loganair chief executive Jonathan Hinkles: “Like everyone in the aviation industry, we’ve been incredibly hard-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

“It has been without doubt the biggest ever challenge for our industry and the biggest challenge in Loganair’s 58-year history.

“We have worked hard to protect jobs, but recovery across the sector has been incredibly slow.


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Modern technology to be introduced to promote Halal food industry: Chaudhry Fawad

Modern technology to be introduced to promote Halal food industry: Chaudhry Fawad
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ISLAMABAD, Sep 9 (APP): Federal Minister for Science and Technology Chuadhry Fawad Hussain on Wednesday said that modern technology would be introduced to promote Pakistan’s Halal Food Industry.

Addressing an awareness seminar titled “Halal Accreditation: A Gateway to international Trade” organized by Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC), Ministry of Science and Technology at Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), he said that it was time to adopt digitalization and bio technology, adding that Halal authority was formed to strengthen the industry.

The minister said that after 18th amendment provinces have not shared their plans in this regard, adding that people want investment should be facilitated and farms should be established to increase the livestock.

He called upon provincial Ministers of Livestock to play their role in strengthening Halal food industry.

Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that government was not supposed to do business, but provide maximum

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Biden drilling ban would cost 1M jobs and cause $700B drop in GDP: Industry study

Joe Biden’s pledge to block oil and gas drilling on federal lands and waters would force the United States to rely more on foreign energy sources, cost nearly 1 million jobs by 2022, and cause carbon emissions to increase by prompting a rebound in coal.

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That’s according to a study Wednesday from the American Petroleum Institute, the oil and gas industry’s largest trade group.


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The study does not name Biden, but the Democratic nominee has consistently pledged to ban new federal oil and gas leasing and development on public lands and waters.

It’s one of the centerpieces of his agenda to tackle climate change.

API’s study, prepared by the energy consulting firm OnLocation, finds a federal drilling ban would cause U.S. GDP to fall by a cumulative $700 billion through 2030. U.S. oil imports would increase by 2 million barrels a day, while

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