Climate Change: Implications for Employment

AR5 EmploymentA new briefing published by the European Trade Unions Institute (ETUI) distils the key findings of the recently released Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) for the employment sector.

The Employment summary is one of a series of thirteen, based upon The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). AR5 represents the most comprehensive overview of climate science to date and is the fact base that will used by governments and businesses to formulate climate policy in the coming years. The set of summaries cover the broad implications of climate change, how the IPCCC works and give an overview of the physical science, as well as adaptation and mitigation options. The summaries, in addition to employment, cover the energy sector, investors and financial institutions, the transport sector, the tourism industry, the agricultural sector, fisheries and aquaculture, the defence sector, primary industries, cities and buildings.

This publication has been developed and released by the European Climate Foundation and the European Trade Union Institute.

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