Though more workers globally are on the payroll in the renewable energy sector, the industry is concentrated in Asia, an annual report found. The International Renewable Energy Agency estimates that 60 percent of all renewable energy jobs are in the Asian economies. For the solar panel industry, China has about 60 percent of the payrolls, representing about 2.2 million employees. China also accounts for 44 percent of the payrolls in the wind energy industry. Beijing and the city of Zhangjiakou are co-hosts for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games and a partnership with IRENA outlined a low-carbon roadmap that sees it draw 50 percent of its energy from renewable resources by 2020. Air quality concerns were raised for the 2008 Summer […]