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100 000 Climate Jobs in Portugal

It is possible! The campaign “Empregos para o Clima” defends massive creation of public sector jobs in key areas to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. We believe that the struggle for social justice and the fight against climate change are interconnected, thus our proposal addresses global warming, unemployment and labour precarity at the same time. In […]

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Jobs in Scotland’s New Economy

Mika Minio Paluello has written a very useful and detailed report for the Scottish Green Party. It begins: The North Sea oil industry says jobs are threatened by falling oil prices. But a better future for Scotland is possible. More and better jobs. A safer and more stable economy. Stronger communities. A long-term future as […]

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PUBLIC RELEASE Two Weeks of Action: “Playing with out lives”

Two Weeks of Action: “Playing with out lives” 24 october – 6 november Workers’ organizations and environmentalist groups are converging to have a two weeks of common actions demanding social and environmentalist justice. As the responsibles for the economic crisis and the environmental crisis are the same, these social movements will unite under the umbrella […]

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Jeremy Corbyn: “Why Labour is putting energy reform at the heart of its green agenda”

“All of these measures will create secure, skilled employment for hundreds of thousands of people. As part of our transition to a low-carbon economy, we estimate that we will create 316,000 jobs in wind, solar and wave power. We will use a £500bn national investment programme, with a National Investment Bank and a network of […]

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O Trabalho na Era das Alterações Climáticas – Stefania Barca (Jacobin Magazine – tradução em Esquerda.net)

“As alterações climáticas devem ser paradas. Mas quem as irá parar? Quem, por outras palavras, poderia ser o sujeito político de uma revolução climática anti-capitalista? Estou convencida de que este agente social podia, e certamente tem de ser, a classe trabalhadora  global. Contudo, para desempenhar este papel, a classe trabalhadora deve desenvolver uma consciência de […]

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Recursos – O que é a Democracia Energética? (vídeo)

A TUED (Sindicatos pela Democracia Energética) e a Fundação Rosa Luxemburg lançaram um pequeno vídeo de animação de 5 minutos, em inglês,  que explica de forma simples os princípios para uma transição energética justa: a “democracia energética”.

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Climate Jobs for New York State

J. Mijin Cha and Lara Skinner write: “New York State can and should act now to protect New Yorkers from the worst impacts of climate change while also addressing growing economic inequality. An ambitious and audacious Climate Jobs agenda creates good, high-road jobs for communities across the state and drastically reduces greenhouse gas pollution. By […]

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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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