Climate Tech Offers Opportunities for Laid Off Workers

If you’re looking for a job in tech, “there’s a potentially lucrative opportunity waiting for you in climate tech,” says Michelle Ma, with many climate-related jobs “specifically geared toward those with traditional tech skills.”

Ma says workforce development groups such as Climate Draft,, and Work on Climate are aiming to create climate career paths for laid-off tech workers. 

“There’s sometimes a perception among tech workers that they don’t have the skills to work in climate tech, which is an industry that often deals with hard sciences like chemistry and materials engineering. While that is sometimes the case, what people fail to realize is that these startups still need software engineers, and they still need product managers,” said Anshuman Bapna, founder and CEO of

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