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Not all blue-collar workers will find green-collar jobs

6 mins | May 10, 2021

Net-zero emissions could leave some workers behind. It is smart of political leaders to tie climate change policies in with the world of work, and it is also true that the effort to become more conscious of the environment will create opportunities. But, as Sarah O’Connor argues, policymakers need more than boosterism to manage the transition well. Here she reveals how 'net-zero' will destroy jobs in some carbon-intensive sectors, even as it creates new ones elsewhere — will the balance be made up?

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From Financial Times