If you currently work in tech and are looking to switch to climate tech (or more generally the green economy), then your first port of call should really be to check out the resources at Work on Climate and their Slack community, which is full of super-smart people doing interesting things.
Once you’ve read some background in State of Climate Tech 2021 by PwC, explore these articles curated by Work on Climate:
- If you’re a software engineer, check out Roman Leventov’s guide
- If you’re an AI professional, watch conference talks by commercial companies using AI for climate
- If you’re a mechanical engineer, see Breaking into Climate as a Mechanical Engineer by Grace Li
- If you’re a product manager, look no further than PM Climate Guide by the #pms community and Silvia Coimbra’s own journey
- If you’re a recruiter, read our interview with Sabrina Dove-Petrigh about recruiting for cleantech
- To dispel common myths and fears, see How to Work On Climate as a Professional
And once you’re ready to start applying for jobs, go straight to ClimateBase, as they have the best selection of climate tech vacancies on the internet.