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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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May Day in Oslo

Here is the Norwegian campaign Bridge to the Future marching for 100,000 climate jobs (Klimajobber) as part of the May Day march in Oslo yesterday.  And here is video they did for the march, in Norwegian and English: https://www.facebook.com/naturviterne/videos/10154063379026772/  

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Video: Som helt fersk klimakunnskapsminister / A rookie climate change minister

[facebook url=”https://www.facebook.com/klimakunnskap/videos/1643910505856753/” /] Youth organisations in Norway have made a campaign video for Climate Jobs. A new Fictional Climate and Knowledge Minister has been put to the task of creating 100,000 Climate Jobs. (It’s still fun to watch if you don’t speak Norwegian.) Se første episode av serien om meg! Som helt fersk klimakunnskapsminister er […]

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One Million Climate Jobs: A Challenge for Canadians

        In Canada, an alliance of unions, with environment, youth, public interest, faith-based organizations and First Nations are working together through the Green Economy Network to put these principles to practice, by calling for “one million climate jobs” in Canada within the next five years.

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Un million d’emplois verts: Défi pour les Canadiens et les Canadiennes

Quebec. April 2015 Au Canada, une alliance de groupes syndicaux, écologistes, confessionnels, de jeunesse, de défense de l’intérêt public et de membres des Premières nations s’est formée sous le nom de Réseau pour une économie verte afin de mettre en pratique les principes en question en incitant à la création d’un million d’emplois verts au […]

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After Paris: Unify the fights against austerity and climate change

Asbjørn Wahl writes: The Climate Summit in Paris has once again reminded us of how vulnerable we are on planet Earth. However, humanity is faced with a number of deep and challenging crises: economic, social, political, over food – and, of course, over climate change, which is threatening the very existence of millions of people. These […]

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After Paris – A Global Movement for Climate Jobs

This post looks at the results of the Paris climate talks, and says what the climate movement and the social movements need to do next, how climate jobs fit into that, and what you can do to help build a campaign for climate jobs in your country.

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Paris: World Agrees to Increase Emissions

The circus is over. The suits are leaving Paris. There have been millions of words written about the text. But one fact stands out. All the governments of the world have agreed to increase global greenhouse gas emissions every year between now and 2030. [1] Why? Because all the countries have agreed to accept the […]

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Le gouvernement français nous a dit un gros mensonge, et nous les avons crû

Jonathan Neale ecrit: A la suite des tueries de Paris, le gouvernement a instauré l’état d’urgence et interdit toute manifestation publique. Ils nous ont dit que la Coalition pour le Climat ne pourrait pas manifester. Cela paraissait censé pour la plupart d’entre nous. “N’est-ce pas terrible?”, pensions-nous. Mais la plupart des gens à Paris ont cru […]

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The French government told us a big lie, and we believed it

Jonathan Neale writes: After the killings in Paris, the government immediately banned all public demonstrations under a state of emergency. They told the climate coalition we could not march. That seemed to make a sort of sense to most people in the climate movement. Isn’t it terrible, we said. But most people in Paris thought they […]

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