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Corbyn and Klein on Climate Jobs

Jonathan Neale writes: Last night in Paris Jeremy Corbyn and Naomi Klein spoke to 800 people about trade unions and climate change. For me, the best moment was when Jeremy started his speech by saying ‘I want to hold this document up. It’s called One Million Climate Jobs’. The meeting was sponsored by Trade Unions for […]

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CAMPAGNE MONDIALE POUR LES EMPLOIS CLIMATIQUES

Un nouveau reportage venant de la campagne mondiale pour les emplois verts:  Nous devons stopper le dérèglement climatique et nous devons agir vite. Pour y parvenir, nous devons créer 120 millions de nouveaux emplois dans le monde au cours des vingt prochaines années. Dans plusieurs pays, des campagnes ont été initiées appelant les gouvernements à […]

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CAMPAÑA MUNDIAL POR TRABAJOS EN DEFENSA DEL CLIMA

Un nuevo informe en español de la campaña mundial de trabajos por el clima: Hay que detener el cambio climático, y hay que hacerlo lo más pronto posible. Para lograrlo necesitaremos 120 millones de trabajos nuevos anivel mundial por un mínimo de veinte años. Actualmente en varios países hay campañas que luchan por masivos programas […]

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Climate Jobs Activities in Paris

This post is to give details of climate jobs meetings and activities in Paris during the COP. We will be sending out updated versions over the next few days.

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Naomi Klein and Jeremy Corbyn in Paris

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED: THE EVENT IS FULL. Naomi Klein and Jeremy Corbyn will be speaking in Paris during the COP, on Monday 7 December, from 18.00 to 20.30, in a conversation about trade unions and climate change. The event is sponsored by Trade Unions for Energy Democracy , the Global Climate Jobs campaigns,and the Rosa […]

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Climate Jobs in Portugal

SINAN EDEN on the reasons for a new campaign in Portugal. Austerity has pulverized people’s lives, and climate jobs give them something to fight for, a way to say not only NO, but also YES.  Climáximo is a recent collective in Portugal working on climate activism. The initial motivation for the formation of the group […]

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New York Climate Jobs Initiatives

Hurricane Sandy and the massive Peoples Climate March last year have inspired unions in New York to organize new climate jobs campaigns at state and city level. J. Mijin Cha and Lara Skinner, The Worker Institute at Cornell University, and Josh Kellermann, Alliance for a Greater New York (ALIGN) explain what is happening.

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New GLOBAL CLIMATE JOBS booklet

There is a new booklet on GLOBAL CLIMATE JOBS, with contributions from campaigns in Norway, South Africa, New York, Britain and Canada. You can download a version easy to read on screen here: global jobs online sept 2015. And a version without pictures to print out here: global jobs 9 sept 1 open office. This version of the booklet […]

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March for climate jobs in Basque Country, France

On Mayday there was a march for climate jobs in Bayonne, in the Basque country in France. Here is an account in French and Euzkadi. And here is the booklet of the campaign BIZI /explaining the need for the 10,000 jobs: -10-000-emplois-climatiques-en-Pays-Basque-nord        

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Aufruf zum globalen Gewerkschafts Klima Gipfel

Der Internationale Gewerkschafts Kongress (The International Trade Union Congress) hӓlt einen internationalen Klima Gipfel für 200 Gewerkschafter aus der ganzen Welt am 14 und 15 September in Paris.

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