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 […]
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.
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 […]
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
The International Trade Union Congress (ITUC) are hosting an international climate summit for 200 trade unionists from all over the world in Paris on the 14th and 15th of September. The climate jobs campaigns in several countries will be part of the conference, and we urge any trade unionists interested in the idea of climate […]