Do you think Californians, with 12.4 percent unemployment, were saying, "We want climate solutions, not jobs"? Of course not. They were saying something much more positive: "Climate solutions ARE jobs, and we'll have both."
The West Coast clean energy economy is a bright spot on the economic horizon. Renewable energy is a huge job driver. Energy efficiency programs are putting people to work in their communities, while keeping energy dollars circulating through their local economies. Cleaner cars and better transportation choices are reducing our crippling dependence on oil. Read the full article online.