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Job Creation Potential of Clean Technologies


Knigge, Markus; Nicole Kranz; Anneke Klasing et. al. 2004: Job Creation Potential of Clean Technologies. Study for the European Parliament. Berlin.

48 pp.
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1.1 The Job Creation Potential of Clean Technologies
1.2 The European Policy Background for Job Creation through Clean Technologies
1.3 Job Creation through Clean Technologies
1.3.1 What are Clean Technologies?
1.3.2 How do Clean Technologies Generate Jobs?
1.3.3 What Kinds of Jobs are Created through Clean Technologies?
1.4 Methodology
1.4.1 Selection of sectors
1.4.2 Structure of sector reports
1.4.3 Limitations of the study
2 Job creation in the Energy Economy
2.1 Renewable Energies in Europe
2.2 Core EU policies and recent developments
2.3 Job creation in the Energy Economy
2.4 Conclusions
3 Employment effects of Maximum Pollution Standards in the Automotive Industry
3.1 Recent clean Technology developments in the sector
3.1.1 Sulphur in Liquid Fuels Directive
3.1.2 Directive on end-of-life vehicles
3.1.3 Directive on air pollution from motor vehicles
3.1.4 Other clean technologies in the motor industry
3.2 Conclusions
4 Transport Infrastructure
4.1 European Policies with an Impact on Employment and Environment in the field
of Transport Infrastructure
4.1.1 The EU Structural Funds
4.1.2 The EU Cohesion Fund
4.1.3 Research and Development
4.2 Results
4.3 Case Studies
4.3.1 South Yorkshire Supertram and the Midland Metro, UK
4.3.2 Park & Ride Facility in Slinge, NL
4.3.3 The Manchester Metrolink Light Rail System, UK
4.4 Conclusions
5 Jobs in the conservation and restoration of natural resources sector
5.1 Sector description
5.2 Evidence of job creation in the natural resources sector
5.2.1 Example 1 : Natural Area of Riaza River Gorges, Spain
5.2.2 Example 2: Coed Cymru: Managing small woodlands in Wales
5.3 Conclusions
6 Job intensive farming
6.1 Sector description Organic Farming
6.2 Organic Farming in the EU
6.3 EU Policies for Organic Farming
6.4 Potential Employment Effects of Organic Farming
6.5 Conclusions
7 Environmental Audits: consultation and planning
7.1 Sector description
7.2 Selected, exemplary data from EU / Member State level
7.3 Conclusion
8 Environmental R&D
8.1 Sector description
8.2 Selected exemplary data on EU level / from the Member States
8.3 R&D Employment
8.4 The Priorities of the Sixth Research Framework Programme
8.5 Conclusions
9 Conclusions
9.1 Trends in environment and employment
9.2 Job creation potential of clean technologies in selected areas
9.3 General conclusions on job creation of clean technologies
9.4 Recommendations
10 Bibliography