Jobs in the Green Economy Will ‘More Than Offset’ Losses in Traditional Industry by 2030

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Action to combat climate change could create millions of new job opportunities and more than offset losses in traditional industries, the UN labor agency said May 15.

The International Labor Organization (ILO) made the announcement at the launch of its annual flagship report on the state of the global job market.

Its forecast that 24 million new posts “will be created globally by 2030,” contains the caveat that “the right policies to promote a greener economy”