Millennials want green jobs, survey reveals

Michael Holder
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Millennials want green jobs, survey reveals

BEIS survey of 1,000 young people aged 18-24 reveals climate concerns and "exciting opportunities" are driving young people towards careers in the green economy

More than two thirds of young Britons are interested in working in the green economy, yet they vastly underestimate the growing number of green jobs and opportunities available, according to the results...

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