Today’s youth will inherit two generation-defining crises: mass unemployment and climate change. But right now, our education systems largely fail to prepare young people for the jobs of the 21st century, and the Covid-19 pandemic only compounds the issue. Add to that climate change, which will force the youth of today to live in a world of extremes, change, and environmental crises that we struggle to imagine. 

In the face of all this, how do we build a future that works? We brought together several experts — Ashoka Fellow Sue Riddlestone, Co-Founder and CEO of Bioregional, Denis Fernando of Friends of the Earth, Pip from NextNow Planet and Climate, and Bea Harrison, a young changemaker from Teach the Future — to discuss the urgent case for creating more green jobs... 

 

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