CCC calls on government to provide strong support for green jobs
The UK government must provide “strong, targeted support” for green jobs if the country is to reap the full benefits of the net-zero transition, the Climate Change Committee (CCC) has said today.In a new briefing, the government’s climate advisers warn that a “hands-off approach” from ministers will not work, and call for active reskilling and upskilling of the workforce in key areas. They es
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