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Feb. 6, 2023, 1:00 PM

100,000 Green Jobs Announced Since US Adopted Climate Law: Study

Carly Wanna
Carly Wanna
Bloomberg News

Between last August, when President Joe Biden’s landmark climate bill became law, and the end of January, companies have announced more than 100,000 clean energy jobs in the US, according to an analysis released Monday by the nonprofit advocacy group Climate Power.

The group monitored press clippings and company announcements to estimate private-sector jobs across a range of sectors that aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — including electric vehicle and battery manufacturing, wind and solar energy and home energy efficiency. The group says its figure is likely a low-ball estimate because it relied on public reports.

Climate Power identified more than 90 new clean ...