'No significant change': Government data suggests UK's 'green' workforce shrank between 2014 and 2019

Cecilia Keating
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Despite gains in offshore wind and low carbon vehicles and infrastructure, the number of people employed in 'green fields' dropped by more than 30,000 between 2014 and 2019, according to the ONS

The Office for National Statistics has revealed the number of people employed in low carbon and renewable energy economy (LCREE) fell from 235,900 in 2014 to 202,100 in 2019, a trend campaigners have warned...

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