Friday, 15 October 2010

UK 'short of environmental skills' - Green Living, Environment - The Independent

UK 'short of environmental skills' - Green Living, Environment - The Independent

Britain could run short of people able to tackle urgent environmental challenges within the next 10 years unless skills gaps are plugged, a report warned today.
It identified 15 critical skills in short supply, including numeracy, computer modelling and conducting field research, as well as skills such as translating complex research into plain language.
Unless the shortfall is filled, Britain will find it harder to solve pressing issues such as environmental risks to human health, safe carbon capture and developing new energy sources, it added...

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