Industry must act on ‘invisible’ jobs

Many of the jobs involved in the low carbon sector have been described as ‘invisible’ by an expert in waste management. Paul Levett, deputy chief executive of environmental services giant Veolia, told a seminar discussing the energy skills gap last week that many children and students are simply unaware that such jobs exist, and stressed […]

Johnson launches £100m London green technology fund

London’s Mayor Boris Johnson has unveiled plans to make the city “the low-carbon capital of the world”. At the top of a raft of measures introduced were the formation of a green technology fund backed with £100m from the London Development Agency, and a Green Enterprise Zone in east London with a £30m exhibition and […]