California capital looks to clean tech for jobs

When it comes to the nation's efforts to curb global warming, few places are more important than Sacramento; it is here that California's groundbreaking laws and regulations are written.

That, local business leaders say, gives the region a major boost in its effort to become a hub of the developing green economy. They are looking to clean energy technolgy as a way to strengthen and diversify Sacramento's job base.

"The hope is that in clean tech, companies will want to be located in Sacramento to be closer to the regulatory process," said Steven Currall, dean of the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis.

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