Green jobs are the sweet spot in an otherwise bitter economy, according to a new ranking of the of fastest hiring industries.

Money-HouseSay what you will about the costs and benefits of policies promoting clean energy in the long run, the evidence suggests that those policies are putting large numbers of people to work in the United States.

Green jobs are the sweet spot in an otherwise bitter economy, according to a new ranking of the of fastest hiring industries by IBISWorld, a market-research firm based in Los Angeles.

“Each industry on the list fell into one or more of five sectors: environmental preservation, construction, automotive, real estate and insurance,” said Justin Molavi, IBISWorld industry analyst.

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Source: William Pentland | Forbes