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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.

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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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