The planet needs geologists
Studying geology can easily lead you to a career in saving the planet. It is so much more than a way to get a job in oil and gas. Geologists work on subjects that are critical to transitioning to a low carbon or neutral carbon future, including geothermal energy, carbon capture and storage, metal and mineral extraction for batteries, for solar panels, and for wind turbines, assessing the stability of the ground where wind farms will be built, analysing the geological sources of natural water contaminants... the list goes on. If you want to help save the planet, study geology!
Read more about this topic in this article published by Times Higher Education