Category: Green jobs

‘We’re facing a critical shortage’: why UK’s green revolution urgently needs skilled workers

The country’s net zero transition may not be short of funds. But it desperately requires many more skilled engineers, electricians and workers than it hasIn recent years, Britain has been busy setting up the scaffolding of the country’s future low-carb…

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‘Quite a gap to close’: women ‘vastly underrepresented’ in green jobs sector

Women comprise a strikingly small portion of the green workforce, although the White House has made steps to address the issueAnna Bautista has heard the stories working in construction: penises and breasts drawn on porta-potty walls, sexist graffiti s…

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Our future as an electrostate: Alan Finkel on how Australia gets to net zero from here

The task of radically reducing our greenhouse gas emissions is daunting, the former chief scientist says. But it’s also a huge opportunity“It won’t be easy getting to zero, Kathleen.”We were at a dinner party soon after the May 2022 Australian election…

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Our future as an electrostate: Alan Finkel on how Australia gets to net zero from here

The task of radically reducing our greenhouse gas emissions is daunting, the former chief scientist says. But it’s also a huge opportunity“It won’t be easy getting to zero, Kathleen.”We were at a dinner party soon after the May 2022 Australian election…

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Our future as an electrostate: Alan Finkel on how Australia gets to net zero from here

The task of radically reducing our greenhouse gas emissions is daunting, the former chief scientist says. But it’s also a huge opportunity“It won’t be easy getting to zero, Kathleen.”We were at a dinner party soon after the May 2022 Australian election…

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Labour needs an ‘honest debate’ about Brexit damage, union warns

Unless Britain develops a closer relationship with the EU it will continue to haemorrhage investment and jobs, says the GMBThe leader of one of the country’s biggest unions has urged Labour to conduct an “honest debate” about the economic damage being …

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