POLITIFACT CA: Lawmaker Claims State's Clean Energy Jobs Outstrip Nation's Coal Mining Jobs

Jun 6, 2017

Labor economists at UC Berkeley say pinpointing the exact number of clean energy jobs is elusive and problematic. The definition of those types of jobs can be very broad.
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State Senate Leader Kevin de León claimed last week that California has 10 times as many clean energy jobs as the nation has coal mining jobs. PolitiFact California found this needs some clarifications, and rated it Mostly True.

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Today's reporting by Chris Nichols.