Can the UK avert a green skills shortage?

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The UK's decarbonisation plans will create tens of thousands of jobs, but are businesses doing enough to ensure the country builds the skills base the low-carbon economy demands?

For those tasked with trying to encourage more young people to engage with the so-called STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and maths, the exchange related by Yvonne Baker, chief executive...

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