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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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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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