Two things to follow here.
First, Americans back government job creation – though it’s a broadly mixed bag of proposals there, so not everyone agrees on the right method. Suggests to me that if some rational politicians (those that are left) pay attention they’d have a lot of support – and a lot of workers.
President Obama will be announcing his climate change plans tomorrow. Beyond the scientific, political, and survival-of-the-human species issues, this could also result in economic stimulus. There’s something sad about me thinking that way, but my focus here is careers.
Since Miami looks to be facing some serious challenges, you scientific Musehackers may want to direct your skills to urban re-engineering.