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Sizing the Clean Economy

A new report and interactive map, “Sizing the Clean Economy: A National and Regional Green Jobs Assessment” includes a first-of-its-kind database providing new measures of the clean economy at the national and metropolitan levels. Although the clean economy employs millions of people and exists in every U.S. region, market challenges hinder its ability to keep pace with global competitors. Mark Muro talks about how this economy is a driver of growth and innovation.