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Webinar | Power From the Ground Up: Portugal and Spain

Next Tuesday, live at 14h (London time) in English and live at 16h (London time) in Spanish! We will have our first live webinar from the Global Climate Jobs campaign. Join us to know how things are happening in Portugal and Spain, where mobilization on climate justice, climate jobs and post-Covid19 world are converging on […]

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A Global Green New Deal – Webinar by Transnational Institute

The Transnational Institute with allies has brought together experts and activists to discuss how this pandemic health crisis exposes the injustices of the global economic order and how it must be a turning point towards creating the systems, structures and policies that can always protect those who are marginalised and allow everyone to live with […]

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Call: Climate Jobs are an Idea whose Time has Come

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown what happens when governments ignore scientific warnings. Terrible as that has been, the effects of climate change will be far worse. We need to act now. Humanity faces an environmental crisis and an economic crisis. Unemployment is rising at dizzying speed. We will need Green New Deals to put very […]

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Talks for Future: A just transition for the workers

On May 1st, the webinar Talks For Future organized by Fridays For Future International focused on a just transition for workers! Sinan Eden from the Climate Jobs Campaign (Empregos para o Clima) in Portugal and Hannah Martin from the Green New Deal UK talked about why a just transition is important, how has the politicians […]

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Solving the climate crisis? Time to mobilize for the climate jobs of the future – Andreas Ytterstad

And so, as a new decade begins, the climate crisis has passed the duck test. It looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, so it probably is a duck. It is declared an emergency by the European Parliament and it feels like an emergency for most Australians. As Australian climate scientist […]

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Lisbon Just Transition Gathering

Jobs for the Climate! On 22nd of November, unionists and climate justice activists from ten countries and five continents gathered closely before the 4th International Ecosocialist Encounters in the “Lisbon Just Transition Gathering” to share experiences of their fights and to discuss possible convergence points between labor and ecological movements. The encounter took place in […]

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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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