The Post-Carbon Economy: Career Transitions and Opportunities

Modern society is moving away from its reliance on cheap and dirty fossil fuels to cleaner energy sources. Overhauling these carbon-polluting systems requires a torrent of new investments, creating unprecedented economic and employment opportunities. According to the World Economic Forum, the transition to clean energy is expected to generate 10.3 million net new jobs globally by 2030 across various sectors, including electrical efficiency, power generation, and the automotive industry.Whether you’re thinking of starting a new career or transitioning from your current one, this course will help you to understand the economics of climate change, identify alternative frameworks for progress, and assess how this new industrial revolution may benefit you. Guest speakers and class exercises will help you determine where your particular talents may fit into the new global economy so you can create a career action plan with strategies for renewing and invigorating your professional life. By equipping yourself with the tools to thrive in this evolving landscape, you can seize the opportunity to shape a brighter, transformative future for people throughout the world and for yourself.

John Kelley
Co-Founder & COO, OnRisk


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Online, instructor-led
Feb 1 - Mar 21, 2024
Stanford Continuing Studies