“Latin America could be 15 million jobs better off by 2030 in a zero emissions economy, a new IDB and ILO report has found

The transition to a net-zero emission economy could lead to 15 million more jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030, according to a new report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) that also called for a sustainable and inclusive economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic.22.5million
new jobs would be created in Latin America by 2030 with the shift to a net zero carbon economy

The report found that the transition would kill off 7.5 million jobs in sectors from fossil fuel-generated electricity and extraction, and animal-based food production. However, these would be hugely outweighed by 22.5 million new employment opportunities in plant-based food production, renewable electricity, forestry, construction, and manufacturing…”

Read More: https://dialogochino.net/en/climate-energy/36802-decarbonisation-brings-job-opportunities-to-latin-america/