Nearly half a million US clean energy workers unemployed as COVID continues

The 446,000 workers make up around 13% of the total clean energy workforce, according to a new analysis of federal unemployment filings

Around 80% of Scottish oil workers ‘considering career impacts of climate change’

New research from industry body Scottish Renewables suggests 77% of oil and gas employees are positive about retraining to join the renewable sector

Overseas business trips ‘to fall by more than a third’ in post-coronavirus future

Around 89% of business professionals think their company’s overseas travel in the next few years will be significantly reduced compared to pre-pandemic levels, even after travel restrictions are eased

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Nearly 60% of office employees are unaware of energy saving efforts

A new report from E.ON suggests workers are more concerned about saving energy at home than in the workplace

Energy sector powers forward with job satisfaction

Workers in the UK’s environment and sustainability sector are more satisfied with their jobs than the average person in the country. That’s according to global sustainability body the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), which suggests almost 70% environment and sustainability professionals say they are satisfied or highly satisfied in their jobs. The report […]

‘68% of people care about saving energy at work’

A majority of people care about being more energy efficient in the workplace. New research found 68% of employees are interested in saving energy at work and one in five said they care “a great deal”. It also revealed those working in the hospitality and leisure industry care the most, with 82% supporting it. More […]

Businesses should cut water use too, says EA

Businesses should chip in with domestic users and waste less water. This was the call from the Environment Agency ahead of today’s hosepipe ban for the South East and East Anglia, which is set to affect 20 million consumers. Recent Environment Agency figures show being more efficient with water could save businesses in retail and […]