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Climate investments support jobs across California

September 12, 2018 by Emily Jackson

(Source: Capitol Weekly) At this week’s Global Climate Action Summit, the focus is not on countries’ efforts to curb climate change, but on how cities, states, businesses, nonprofits and other non-national actors are building a low-carbon future from the bottom up. As the host state, California is in the spotlight. And do we have a story to tell. We can point to decades of leadership in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and clean transportation, capped by a new commitment to 100 percent carbon-free electricity —and a thriving economy that is now the world’s fifth biggest. Now, we have hard evidence that climate policies are helping Californians in the most practical of ways by creating jobs throughout the state. Read full article

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