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Experts predict Trump’s promise to bring back coal jobs ‘will not be kept’

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Lifting a moratorium against leases for coal mining on public lands will not create demand for coal as power companies continue to shift to natural gas and other energy sources, experts say President Trump lifted a moratorium on federal coal leases on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 paving the way for excavation of a fossil fuel on public land in the ...

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Paris Agreement, SDGs can generate better jobs – UN

Guy-Ryder  Paris Agreement, SDGs can generate better jobs – UN Guy Ryder e1489509672244

The ILO and UNFCCC team up to boost action on just transition and decent work in the context of climate change. The agreement between the two organisations is expected to bring a substantial contribution to the implementation of the Paris Agreement An agreement to promote decent work and a “just transition” of the workforce towards sustainable economies and societies for ...

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Farming, forestry top list of jobs most linked to suicide

Farming  Farming, forestry top list of jobs most linked to suicide Farmers in Nigeria

A US study has listed farmers and foresters among the people most likely to take their own life. The research carried out by America’s Centres for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that those who work in farming, fishing, and forestry are the top most likely to commit suicide, compared to those in other jobs. Published last week, the data was gathered from 17 US ...

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Femi Olomola: We’ll create millions of job units through LUPAR

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Dr Femi Olomola is the 21st President of Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP). In this interview with Kayode Aboyeji, he speaks on the implications of the recent United Nations report that projects that Nigeria will be the third largest country by the year 2050, why governments need to budget for planning activities and the plans by his administration to create ...

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Trade unions join transition to greener economy

Jobs PR  Trade unions join transition to greener economy Jobs PR

Worldwatch Institute’s State of the World 2014 explores the employment challenges and opportunities of a transition to a sustainable economy Can the need to protect the environment be reconciled with the desire to safeguard jobs? Labor markets will shift to fit the demands of a greener economy as resources shrink and the climate changes. But with 38 percent of workers worldwide employed ...

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