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Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger walks between solar panels after at
New report finds that California, Oregon, Washington and B.C. could triple the number of clean economy jobs to 1.5 million, with synchronized policies.
A group of West Coast leaders has made its first attempt to quantify how many jobs have been...
Mar 16, 2012 | Read More
A youth-led green jobs rally in Washington in Oct. 2009
Attempts to quantify the size, scope and benefits of the fledgling clean economy are in their earliest stages. What do we know so far?
Is steering large sums of federal money into America's clean energy economy worth the risk? The...
Feb 28, 2012 | Read More
Chris Christie delivers FY2013 budget address at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J.
Christie's budget would empty the clean energy fund and take all that's left of RGGI revenues. Meanwhile, in the EU, green jobs pass the million mark.
In his new budget blueprint, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is proposing to divert $210 million...
Feb 24, 2012 | Read More
Report finds that 22 states are tapping "CEFs" to build renewable energy projects. Some are going further by using the money to build entire industries.
A little-known source of clean energy funding could prove a crucial job-creation engine in the...
Jan 11, 2012 | Read More
Engineer examines settings inside the yard of an electric substation
Up to 40% of the 400,000 individuals employed by U.S. utilities are expected to retire or leave by 2013, creating demand for a new generation of workers
More than a third of the country's 400,000 electric utility employees are headed for retirement....
Jul 14, 2011 | Read More
The New York metro area had the most 'clean jobs' in 2010, with more than 150,000 positions, finds a new Brookings Institution study
The clean economy is fueling industry and job creation in almost every major city in America — from...
Jul 13, 2011 | Read More
Training academies are cropping up to steer students and professionals into clean energy industries that lack manpower to match growing opportunities
A surge in business for algae-biofuels developer Sapphire Energy has led to a new but welcome...
May 16, 2011 | Read More
Using a new "crowdfunding" program called Solar Mosaic, the city is selling solar tiles to locals for $100 a pop and installing them on public buildings
The city of Oakland, Calif., is getting its residents to help build out a clean energy economy, one...
Apr 22, 2011 | Read More
Time lags on projects that were supposed to deliver a quick fix to the economy hurt Democrats at the polls, especially in the Midwest
From the moment he was elected president in the depths of a historic recession, Barack Obama held...
Nov 10, 2010 | Read More
"You’re not sovereign unless you’re controlling your energy future.”
When Dillon Toya started his senior year at Jemez Pueblo's Walatowa Charter High School in northern...
Nov 7, 2010 | Read More