Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd / 140. MOBILISING A ZERO CARBON ARMY: green jobs for young people

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Hello! More than a million young people could be unemployed in the wake of the current crisis. How can we create opportunities for young people to find work and contribute to tackling the climate crisis? Historian David Woolner talks through lessons from the Civilian Conservation Corps - established in the US in response to the Great Depression. Youth Futures Foundation’s Anna Smee and the Resolution Foundation’s Kathleen Henehan discuss the problem of youth unemployment today. And Martin Moore explains his exciting idea for a Youth Environment Service.  

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