Future Jobs: 6 Green Careers Set to Grow in the Next Decade
Since the world economy was brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic, economists and world leaders have been busy trying to think of ways to mitigate the damage while simultaneously taking climate action.
For climate campaigners and members of the public alike the answer is obvious. Activists and citizens have been encouraging policy makers to see this as an opportunity to invest in sustainable industries that will provide work opportunities people need, and help save the planet.
It’s an idea that has had some success, with many governments at least talking about “building back greener” in some way. From Chile’s pledge for at least 30% of its COVID-19 recovery investment to go towards sustainable development, to Nigeria’s plan to scrap subsidies for its oil industry.