Climate action: education and the labour market

How can we promote climate education, diversify the labour market and focus on sectors that are sustainable?

Climate change hub

LGA resources

Local Green Jobs report - accelerating a sustainable economic recovery

In collaboration with Ecuity Consulting, the Local Government Association has published research which considers the projected net zero jobs and the associated skills demands across England by 2030 and 2050. Accompanying this report is a dataset which includes the results of the employment projections made by low-carbon sub-sector, local authority and across two time-periods (2030 and 2050).

Resources from elsewhere

ADEPT's policy position on green growth

The Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) has launched its key policy position on clean and green growth, saying we need to ‘build back green’ to both create jobs and build resilience, post COVID-19.

International Labour Organisation (2019): Skills for a Greener Future 

Based on 32 countries, this report examines what is driving the change in skills, the employment affects of the greening economy, the changing of skills and occupations and what is needed in the future for a circular economy.