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Net zero jobs: are we prepared for the green collar revolution?

Net zero jobs: are we prepared for the green collar revolution?

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The promise from every government committing to net zero is that it will bring a jobs bonanza. In places this is true, but the winners will be sharp-elbowed and highly trained. Without serious planning, funding and re-skilling there will be just as many who lose jobs or income as the carbon economy winds down. So what are the keys to a just energy transition? (Hint: the UK hasn’t found them yet.) What does it take to retrain at scale – new laws, or a whole new culture?

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editor and invited experts

James Harding
Editor and Co-founder

Sam Alvis
Head of Green Renewal, Green Alliance

Beka Diski
Senior Researcher of Just Transition, New Economics Foundation