UK lagging far behind G7 peers for green job creation
The UK government's investment plans for green jobs lag far behind those of most G7 countries, potentially undermining its net-zero emissions target, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has warned.In a new report, the TUC highlights how the UK plans to invest just £182 per person on green jobs and programmes following the COVID-19 crisis. This contrasts sharply with the £2,961 of per capita in
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