Report: Switch from high to low carbon energy to boost employment

James S Murray
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Study by Greenpeace and the European Renewable Energy Council argues energy sector needs to switch to renewables to save jobs as well as carbon

The transition from high to low carbon energy infrastructure will deliver a net increase in global employment of 2.7 million jobs by 2030, despite the inevitable loss of jobs in declining fossil fuel industries....

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