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Yale Climate Connections. November 21, 2016. Renewable Energy Jobs on Increase in California. Clean energy is producing 'high quality' jobs in rural areas... [Full Story] 

UC Berkeley News Center. May 14, 2014. Utility companies can increase California’s energy savings by boosting workforce training, report saysCalifornia’s investor-owned utilities, the companies that supply about 75 percent of state residents with gas and electricity, need to strengthen certification requirements for contractors and their workers if the state’s energy-efficiency programs are going to pay real dividends… [Full Story]

Saving Land - Land Trust Alliance. Spring 2014. Selling Carbon Offsets: A Potential Source of Funding for Forest Conservation. New sources of funding for land conservation are needed as land trusts grapple with the loss of public acquisition dollars… [Full Story]

PG&E Currents. 03.16.12.  PG&E Funds Community Energy Efficiency Innovators Across PG&E’s service area, cities and counties in Northern and Central California are working on climate action plans, renewable energy goals, and energy-saving programs... [Full Story]

The Union of Grass Valley 03.04.11 Climate Program Sees Opportunities for Local Communities Over the past decade, 300 community leaders from Lassen County to Mariposa County have graduated... [Full Story]

Amador Ledger Dispatch 01.27.11 Local Workers Paid to Add 'GREEN' to Their Career Tool Belts The Sierra Business Council and Fourth Sector Strategies are launching a "Green Prosperity Initiative" to help local workers add "green" skills and pursue "green" careers... [Full Story]

Mountain Democrat 08.03.10 Local Job Seekers Get Paid While Getting Trained  California Green Jobs Corps is helping local job seekers get started in a green career. The 10-week part-time program offers a $500 stipend and is offered to Placerville area residents age 18-24... [Full Story]

Sierra Sun 04.22.10  Truckee Tahoe Youth Get Inside Track on 114,000 New Green Jobs  “Green Jobs Corps participants get hands-on experience in solar energy, energy auditing, green building, sustainable forestry, landscape restoration, bio-fuels and organic agriculture... [Full Story

Auburn Journal 12.30.09 Youth Training Program Focuses on Green Jobs  An Auburn agency is playing an active role in a statewide program to recruit youths into green jobs... [Full Story 12.08.09  Local Youth Get Inside Track on 114,000 New Green Jobs  According to a study performed by the Natural Resource Defense Council, as many as 114,000 new green jobs may be created in California... [Full Story]