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California Green Innovation Index

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
FIGURE 1. GLOBAL FOSSIL FUEL COMBUSTION IN CALIFORNIA AND OTHER REGIONS

Despite moves from the current federal administration to roll back policies that manage carbon-intensive energy sources, California continues to lead in implementing statewide policies that incentivize innovation in business, technology and carbon reduction. While California provides a strong template for others to follow in sustaining economic growth while pursuing climate change mitigation policies, there is still work to be done to ensure the state meets its emission reduction goals. Indicators relating to the carbon economy help track this progress and illustrate the changing relationship between economic vitality and environmental quality.

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Many Shades of Green 2012

Friday, February 10th, 2012

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The California Core Green economy reflected greater resilience than the california economy as a whole during the recent recession. reflecting the brunt of the economic downturn, the total economy slumped by seven percent while the core Green economy contracted by three percent from January 2009 to 2010. over the long term, January 1995 to 2010, the total economy grew by 12 percent while jobs in the core Green economy increased by 53 percent. in other words, while the downturn reset core Green employment back to 2008 levels, total state employment was set back to 2001 levels.

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