Times of San Diego cited employment research from AEE Institute in the article "San Diego’s Climate Action Plan Making Progress—And Creating Jobs." From the article:
It is also interesting to note that according to research by Advanced Energy Economy Institute, employment in California’s advanced transportation industry grew by 65 percent in 2015 and the state’s advanced electricity generation segment grew by 50 percent.
Clearly, investments in clean and efficient energy technologies are an effective way to create long-term job opportunities and training to build pools of skilled workers, especially members of diverse communities with high unemployment, who can contribute to climate-related industries.
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