Conservation could create 25,000 jobs by 2025, claims report by unions and environmental groups


“Slashing energy consumption by a quarter over the next decade or so could create 25,000 new jobs, concludes a report by a coalition of environmentalists and unions.

The group, Blue Green Canada, maintains that curbing power use would add $3.7 billion to the economy and help cut the federal and provincial deficits by almost $2 billion annually by 2025.”

 


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