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Vassilakou - 50,000 new green jobs in Vienna possible

Published: June 7, 2010; 00:00 · (Vindobona)

"50,000 new green jobs are possible in Vienna," says the club chairwoman of the Greens Vienna, Maria Vassilakou, in reference to a study by Greenpeace presented today in Berlin, that the world could produce 8.5 million jobs in the renewable energy.

Vassilakou - 50,000 new green jobs in Vienna possible / Picture: © Reuters

"The city of Vienna has to invest in ecological renovation and insulation, creating jobs in the construction industry at all income levels, "says Vassilakou.

But green jobs still go further: for example investments are required in research and development of renewable energy, low emission mobility or in energy-saving appliances.

"Green jobs are also created if investments…

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