By Chris Hopkins - Green Economy Coalition – June, 2016
Europe is in the midst of an employment crisis. Many, and especially the most vulnerable people in our societies, are finding it extremely difficult to find jobs. The green sector, meanwhile, is among Europe’s most promising in terms of economic development. It has continued to grow despite the financial crisis and is expected to generate 20 million new jobs by 2020.
By Cem Bektas - Green Economy Coalition – March, 2016
More than half of the world’s population already live in cities and it is projected that by 2050 this figure will rise to around 70%. The cities alone also account for more than 70% of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions, demonstrating the importance cities must have in the greening of our planet. COP21 proved to be an influential platform for cities around the world to make their voices heard.
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