Archives for July 2011

California leads ‘clean economy,’ study finds

By Anne Cusack  |  Los Angeles Times  |  Link to article Nationwide, 2.7 million people work in the “clean economy,” according to a new study. It employs nearly 320,000 people in California. In the Los Angeles metropolitan area, the sector accounts for about 90,000 workers. Based on the definition offered in the report from the […]

Study: 15,000 per year train for green jobs in CA.

By David R. Baker   |   The San Francisco Chronicle / Blog   |   Link to article Politicians love to talk about the number of jobs a green economy can create. Jobs in solar installation, home energy retrofits and wind farm construction, to name a few. But how do people get those […]