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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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The climate summit in Katowice won’t do. The workers must mobilize to demand a just transition.

This declaration was written by unionist and climate justice activists, gathered in Lisbon in November 22nd-25th by the initiative of the Climate Jobs campaign in Portugal and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation. The text was launched at the closing session of the 4th International Ecosocialist Encounters. The climate summit in Katowice won’t do. The workers must […]

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Labor in the Age of Climate Change – Full Program

We have less than a decade to launch a rapid and just energy transition. In order to win, we need the workers and the workers’ organizations fighting for climate and social justice at the same time. And this requires better dialogue and stronger alliances between climate justice groups and workers’ organizations. In “Labor in the […]

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Labour in the Age of Climate Change

On November 24th, unionists and climate justice activists from various countries will gather in Lisbon to discuss how we can win a just transition away from fossil fuels and towards sustainable and clean energy sources. As part of the 4th International Ecosocialist Encounters (23-25 November), where hundreds of activists will be sharing experiences and ideas […]

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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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Тактики и стратегии осуществления справедливого энергетического перехода — Sinan Eden

Этот текст не связан ни с климатологией, ни с энергетическим переходом в принципе. Но для начала важно прояснить три момента: Нам срочно необходим энергетический переход. Время для принятия решений заканчивается, и у нас осталось несколько лет, чтобы кардинально изменить наши энергетические системы. В настоящее время не происходит никакого энергетического перехода – ни справедливого, ни несправедливого. […]

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Tactics and strategies to achieve a just energy transition – Sinan Eden

This text is not about climate science nor about energy transition in general. But to start with, it is important to clarify three points: We urgently need an energy transition. The window of action is closing We have few years left to fundamentally change our energy systems. There is no energy transition currently in course, […]

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Táticas e estratégias para alcançar a transição energética justa – Sinan Eden

Este texto não é sobre ciência climática nem é sobre transição energética em geral. Mas antes de começar, é preciso esclarecer três pontos: Precisamos de uma transição energética urgentemente. A janela de ação está a fechar-se, e restam-nos poucos anos para mudar o sistema energético de uma forma profunda. Não está a ocorrer nenhuma transição […]

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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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Lançamento do relatório “Empregos para o Clima” no CES-Lisboa

Existem mais de 200 milhões de pessoas desempregadas no mundo e nos últimos anos, 140 milhões de seres humanos tiveram de ser deslocados por desastres naturais relacionados com as alterações climáticas. Duas crises com origem num sistema económico capitalista que reduz tudo a mercadorias e lucros. A Campanha Empregos para o Clima propõe a solução […]

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