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Green economy

All economic activities related to the environment can be classified as part of the 'green economy.' Such jobs could be related to renewable energy, greenhouse gas reduction, energy efficiency, environmental remediation (pollution control and clean-up), manufacturing of products related to green technologies, recycling and waste reduction, natural resource conservation and management, energy trading, environmental regulation , energy and carbon capture, research, design and consulting, agriculture and forestry.

Specifically, the United Nations Environment Programme has defined it as an economy that results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. Or in simple terms, a green economy is one that is low carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive.