The number of green jobs in California grew by 36% to 159,000 between 1995 and 2008, according to a report by the nonpartisan think tank Next 10. That compares with statewide job growth of 13% overall for the same time period. The number of green jobs grew 5% between 2007 and 2008, while the total number of jobs in the state declined 1%.

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