Green economy to create 24 million jobs by 2030
Government policies that promote a greener economy could create 24 million new jobs across the world by 2030, more than offsetting the six million lost elsewhere.That is according to a report from the International Labour Organization (ILO), which highlights how many of the job gains will be created by adopting sustainable practices in the energy sector. New
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