Green Jobs Outnumber Fossil Fuel Jobs — and Are Growing Steadily

Read the full story at GreenBiz.

Do you remember the heady days of the stimulus program, with all the talk of green jobs and “shovel-ready” projects?

Those days seem long gone (though they’re likely to be back in the public consciousness as the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act funding ends at the end of the year) — but green jobs and the businesses that create them are here to stay.

A new report, “Sizing the Clean Economy,” was published today by The Brookings Institute and Battelle and offers what they bill as a first-ever look at current green jobs figures, including the number of jobs and how much they contribute to the economy.

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