Sustainable solutions: Achieving energy goals through green apprenticeships
As urgent calls to accelerate action towards achieving net zero surrounded December’s COP28, now more than ever, countries across the globe are committing to developing renewable and green energy solutions – and the UK is no exception.
Climate anxiety is rising amongst young people, and the need for apprenticeships that prioritise people and planet is plain to see.
Research by British Gas found that 71% of 15–25 year olds want a career that won’t have a negative impact on the planet, and 94% of those young people want to help protect the future of our natural environment, with 72% finding the idea of a job that helped people to live their lives more sustainably appealing. A further 55% stated that learning about the climate crisis at school had encouraged them to consider a green career.
It’s clear that building a green energy focused workforce is integral to...