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Thousands of ‘clean jobs’ could tackle COVID unemployment slump – Sydney Morning Herald

Researchers say thousands of jobs could be created in large-scale renewable energy schemes, ecosystem restoration and the processing of organic waste.



Crises can be an opportunity if there is an enormous amount of taxpayer money being spent, how can we spend that money to get a second dividend for the taxpayer and solve some of our biggest long-term challenges like climate change? Dr Charlton said.
The modelling finds 15,000 jobs could be created in installing large-scale renewable energy, such as solar and wind farms. Some 12,000 jobs could be created in ecosystem restoration and another 12,000 jobs in public transport construction.

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