Wind and solar jobs now outnumber coal and gas jobs in 30 states

By Kelly Pickerel This week, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) released a report that shows wind and solar energy jobs now outnumber coal and gas jobs in 30 states, including D.C.
The report, In Demand: Clean Energy, Sustainability and the New American Workforce, finds that the clean energy and sustainability economy provides local jobs in all 50 states, frequently pays higher than average wages and offers numerous career and educational pathways for individuals looking to work in the clean energy economy.
“The clean energy workforce has skyrocketed, launching us into the new clean energy economy while supporting American workers,” said Ellen Shenette, manager of EDF Climate

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