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Climate Change and Employment: Impact on employment in the European Union-25 of climatechange and CO2 emission reduction measures by 2030

— theme: Employment and socio-economic policies, Environment and climate
— country: Other Regions
— type: Studies

This report provides an analysis of the potential costs and benefits for employment of the policies and measures against climate change as well as of the manifestations of the consequences of climate change in Europe. Part 1 analyses the potential consequences for employment of climatic warming in Europe; Part 2 presents the objectives, the hypotheses and the methodology of the “impact of CO2 emission reduction measures” division; Part 3 analyses the foreseeable effects of CO2 emission reduction measures on employment in Europe; Part 4 offers general (or sector-wide) recommendations for measures and policies to promote positive effects and prevent negative effects. The concluding part discusses the uncertainties and identifies the questions deserving further investigation.

Author/Editor
European Trade Union Confederation, Instituto Sindical de Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud, Social Development Agency, Syndex, Wuppertal Institute
Publishing Year
2007
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