Thousands of Roles Could be Created in Green Economy BoostNeil Hardie
Thousands of jobs are expected to be created as Scotland’s green economy continues to grow in the coming years.
A new report has uncovered a huge opportunity for nature-based jobs as the country moves towards achieving its climate change goals by transitioning towards a zero-carbon economy.
Roles will be needed across a range of sectors, with scope for many new jobs in rural areas, the Highlands and the islands.
Chief among industries expected to bloom are forestry and peatland restoration, as companies invest in natural carbon sequestration projects to offset their own greenhouse gas emissions.
Other sectors which rely on the environment predicted to expand are marine management & fisheries, travel and tourism, urban green infrastructure and green finance.
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