04 Oct '11, 7pm

Green jobs by the numbers

Green jobs by the numbers

Cross-posted from the Center for American Progress . This post was coauthored by Susan Lyon , special assistant for energy policy at the Center for American Progress, and Matthew Kasper, an intern with the energy team at American Progress. There's one thing we know for certain about green jobs: They are real, well-paid, and growing . The jobs that make up the clean energy economy are on the rise when jobs in many other sectors are slipping away or moving overseas. With 14 million unemployed Americans, they are a sign of hope in an otherwise stagnant economy . In terms of sheer growth, the cleantech sector glows especially brightly. The July 2011 report "Sizing the Clean Economy " from the Brookings Institution and Battelle's Technology Partnership Practice makes clear that emerging cleantech sectors saw explosive growth in recent years. In particular, the clean economy sec...

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