Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Climate Change creates specialist job boom

The growing issue of Global Climate Change has created a whole new job market that is set for staggering further growth over the next five years.

Research carried out by Sustainability Recruitment Consultancy Acre Resources shows there was more than a 130 percent increase in specialist jobs relating to Climate Change between May 2006 and May 2007, resulting in heightened activity within major companies.

This trend looks set to continue, as current market performance and predicted rates of growth indicate that the new sector will multiply by up to 4* times its current size by 2012. The explosion in climate change-specific jobs over the last three years is reflected by large rises in average wages in the sector, from £19,000 in 2005 to £45,000 today....

From Green Guide UK