Special edition: Labour and Policy Perspectives

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2021

The year 2020 demonstrated that not even a global pandemic can slow the advance of renewable energy. It also revealed the tight connections between environments, economies and human wellbeing. These, and the rapidly rising challenges of climate change, reinforce the need for a just and inclusive transition toward a clean, reliable energy supply and decent and climate-friendly jobs. That transition is well under way: Last year jobs in the renewable energy sector grew to 12 million.