29 Mar '17, 1pm

Clean energy provides far more U.S. jobs than fossil fuels: analysis

John Voelcker Mar 29, 2017 Follow John Add to circle Photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee Enlarge Photo Yesterday, U.S. president Donald J. Trump signed an executive order to begin the process of rolling back pretty much every vestige of U.S. efforts to address climate change. In both his campaigning and since his inauguration, Trump has claimed that his government and its actions focus on creating or bringing back jobs for working-class Americans. What the president has apparently overlooked in his latest actions is that the clean-energy industry already accounts for far more U.S. jobs than does the fossil-fuel sector. DON'T MISS: Trump Administration goal: undo every climate-change effort That little-known fact is based on a review of U.S. Department of Energy's own jobs data for the energy sector. It was brought to public attentio...

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