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Renewable Energy Fact Sheet – Shumi Mudavanhu & Jeff Rudin

Until fairly recently, Renewable Energy was widely seen as being the welcome future that couldn’t come soon enough. Most dramatically, this changed, in March 2017, when a coal truckers’ demonstration caused peak-hour traffic mayhem in Pretoria. The cause of the mayhem was the truckers’ hostility to the Government’s intention of going ahead with its renewable […]

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Bonn – People’s Climate Summit

The climate jobs campaigns from Portugal, United Kingdom and France, together with Trade Unions for Energy Democracy, had a workshop in People’s Climate Summit in Bonn. Just Transition: Stop Lying and Start Doing Hedge funds, banks and capitalists are not investing enough in renewables to stop climate change, and Trade Unions for Energy Democracy have […]

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ATTAC Universidade de Verão Europeia 2017: Este é o momento!

Dois mil ativistas juntaram-se esta semana em Toulouse na Universidade de Verão Europeia para Movimentos Sociais da ATTAC para participar em cerca de cem atividades (seminários, debates, fóruns, oficinas…). As quatro campanhas de Empregos para o Clima na Europa também marcaram presença em duas sessões. Sindicalistas e ativistas climátic@s do Reino Unido, Noruega, França e […]

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ATTAC European Summer University 2017: The Time Is Now!

Around a thousand activists gathered this week in Toulouse for the ATTAC’s European Summer University for Social Movements to participate in a total of hundred sessions (debates, seminars, fora, workshops…) and the Climate Jobs campaigns from across Europe were also there. We had unionists and climate activists from the United Kingdom, Norway, France and Portugal, […]

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Empregos para o Clima na reunião “Transição Justa” do Altersummit

Sindicalistas, ambientalistas e ativistas pela justiça social reuniram-se em Bruxelas no dia 21 de junho, numa reunião convocada pelo Altersummit, para discutir o tema “transição justa”. O objetivo desta iniciativa foi criar um espaço seguro (safe space) para partilhar impressões e experiências sobre uma possível convergência entre o movimento climático e o movimento laboral. 25 […]

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Empregos para o Clima Nova Iorque, Comunicado

A campanha Empregos para o Clima está presente em 9 países do mundo, envolvendo movimentos sociais e sindicatos numa luta em defesa do clima e do emprego digno. Em Nova Iorque, sindicatos do sector das energias, dos transportes e da construção civil uniram-se para que juntos pudessem levar a campanha para a frente e conseguiram. […]

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Travay pou Klima dan Moris – climate jobs in Mauritius

  The Centre for Alternative Research and Studies held the first workshop for trade unionists in Mauritius on climate jobs in August. For a power point presentation from the event, click here presentation1. The presentation is in Kreol, the language of Mauritius, but if you can read French, you should be able to follow.     […]

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Recursos – O que é a Democracia Energética? (vídeo)

A TUED (Sindicatos pela Democracia Energética) e a Fundação Rosa Luxemburg lançaram um pequeno vídeo de animação de 5 minutos, em inglês,  que explica de forma simples os princípios para uma transição energética justa: a “democracia energética”.

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Climate Jobs for New York State

J. Mijin Cha and Lara Skinner write: “New York State can and should act now to protect New Yorkers from the worst impacts of climate change while also addressing growing economic inequality. An ambitious and audacious Climate Jobs agenda creates good, high-road jobs for communities across the state and drastically reduces greenhouse gas pollution. By […]

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#klimajobber – update on climate jobs in Norway

Andreas Ytterstad writes: The demand for 100 000 climate jobs is a demand that is slowly, but surely, becoming central to the broad Norwegian Climate movement. The Climate Election Alliance, which consists of 58 Civil Society Organizations in Norway, recently adopted “Create a Just Transition – 100 000 climate jobs now” as one of its demands http://www.klimavalgalliansen.no/?page_id=36. […]

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