Another Look at Environment Jobs and the Jobs Market...Good and Bad

Posted in July 2020

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What Is the Impact of the Green Jobs Movement on the Labour Market?

Debating Both Sides of the Jobs vs. Environment Debate

With the global rise of green jobs, the labour market is in the process of shifting from more CO2 reliant jobs to those that are environmentally friendly. This has created the environment vs. jobs debate, which discusses the impact that green jobs are having on the labour market.

The primary argument against the green job movement is that the shift towards these types of jobs is going to make current jobs obsolete and that many people will become unemployed because of this. The argument for the green job movement is that with climate change and its negative effects on the local and global quality of life, any step towards reversing these issues must be taken....

The conclusion of this article is that the Green Jobs Market will not destroy the currrent market but rather, it will enhance it and also create more jobs.

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