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Petition for 10,000 New Green Jobs for Sheffield within 2 years

We the undersigned petition the council to create 10,000 new green jobs in Sheffield by: • Making new and existing buildings energy efficient • Expanding and integrating low-fare public transport • Enabling research, manufacture and installation of renewable energy including local energy generation • Enabling a switch to local, ecological, nature friendly food production • Ensuring that green jobs include low carbon jobs that sustain healthy, happy lives, in health and social care, education, other public services, and jobs that sustain life by growing food, or enrich it by making art. • Offering free training programmes in Green Skills so people are ready for the opportunities • Ensure that Green Jobs are jobs with decent pay and conditions, including sick pay, job security, training and career progression, holiday pay, unionisation and other non-pay entitlements.

We are local people who care about our economic, climate and nature crises. We know that there are solutions readily available that can benefit all of society. We know there is a clear internationally recognised need for transformative change to start immediately.

Started by: Ruth Powell (Green New Deal South Yorkshire)

This ePetition ran from 10/09/2021 to 02/11/2021 and has now finished.

63 people signed this ePetition.