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February 8, 2012
by Wendy Koch
USA Today

The state's overall economy lost 7% of jobs between January 2009 and January 2010 while its "core green economy" lost 3%, according to the study released by San Francisco-based Next 10, a nonpartisan research group focused on innovation.

February 8, 2012
by David R. Baker
San Francisco Chronicle

The report, from the Next 10 public policy group, defines the core green economy as businesses that provide alternatives to carbon-based energy sources, conserve energy or natural resources, reduce pollution, or find new uses for waste.

February 8, 2012
by Dean Calbreath
The San Diego Union-Tribune

Since the mid-1990s, green jobs in San Diego County have grown more than twice as fast as the overall average and weathered the past two recessions better than most other industries, according to a report released Tuesday by Next10, a research organization focused on the environmental industry.

February 8, 2012
by Melanie Turner
Sacramento Business Journal

According to the report produced by Next 10 , a nonpartisan research group, the state’s green sector outperformed the overall economy by retaining a greater percentage of its work force at the height of the recession.

February 7, 2012
by Tiffany Hsu
Los Angeles TImes

From January 2009 through January 2010, the overall state economy lost 7% of its jobs, according to nonprofit research group Next 10’s Many Shades of Green report. During the same period, the core green economy -- composed of businesses involved in renewable energy, clean-fuel cars, water conservation, emissions trading and more -- suffered a 3% job loss.


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