Gallery: Want a Green Job? Come to Los Angeles

Los Angeles boasts more green jobs than any other region in the nation, including the Bay Area, leaving San Franciscans a bit green with envy. According to a report released this month, the green job sector in Los Angeles has grown at a rate that is three times higher than the rest of the region’s economy over the last 15 years. In numbers that means green jobs accounted for about `78,000 of roughly 4.5 million employed in the LA Region, or about 3.9 percent of total employment. While the number may seem small, its growth over the past few years should make regional economic development professionals take notice.

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