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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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Campanha lançada em Maio: Emprego no combate às alterações climáticas – Jornal Tornado

“Os Precários Inflexíveis, associação de combate à precariedade, e a Climáximo, grupo ativista de combate aos efeitos das alterações climáticas, vão lançar, em Portugal, já em Maio, uma campanha global para criar empregos na área da defesa do clima.” Lê a notícia completa na página do Jornal Tornado.

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Serviço Nacional do Clima – Carla Prino (Público Online)

“Mas e o que é emprego público útil? Empregos climáticos, ou seja, empregos novos, no setor público, que contribuem diretamente para a redução de emissões de GEE e que colocam os trabalhadores a produzirem para o bem comum e, por isso, para eles próprios. Se os nossos impostos servem para resgatar bancos, porque não hão-de […]

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Lançamento do Livrete: Empregos Climáticos em Portugal

A par da crise de austeridade, vivemos também uma crise climática. Se por um lado temos quase 1 milhão de desempregados (contando com os desempregados considerados “ocupados”); por outro, os fogos florestais, as inundações e tempestades, a perda de área costeira devido à subida da água do mar e as secas dão-nos claros sinais de […]

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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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One Million Climate Jobs: A Challenge for Canadians

        In Canada, an alliance of unions, with environment, youth, public interest, faith-based organizations and First Nations are working together through the Green Economy Network to put these principles to practice, by calling for “one million climate jobs” in Canada within the next five years.

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Un million d’emplois verts: Défi pour les Canadiens et les Canadiennes

Quebec. April 2015 Au Canada, une alliance de groupes syndicaux, écologistes, confessionnels, de jeunesse, de défense de l’intérêt public et de membres des Premières nations s’est formée sous le nom de Réseau pour une économie verte afin de mettre en pratique les principes en question en incitant à la création d’un million d’emplois verts au […]

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After Paris: Unify the fights against austerity and climate change

Asbjørn Wahl writes: The Climate Summit in Paris has once again reminded us of how vulnerable we are on planet Earth. However, humanity is faced with a number of deep and challenging crises: economic, social, political, over food – and, of course, over climate change, which is threatening the very existence of millions of people. These […]

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Floods: instant tiny climate action

There are floods all around.  The TV won’t mention climate change. Here is one thing you can do. We are visiting family living  in the country just outside St. Louis, Missouri, in the US. Eureka, the small town at the bottom of our hill, is under water. Pacific, five miles away to the west, is under […]

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Floods, climate change and job cuts

Martin Empson, treasurer of the Campaign against Climate Change trade union group, reports from the UK. In 2015 Britain has seen repeated flooding causing large-scale damage. Tens of thousands of people have had to evacuate their homes, suffered days without power and seen their homes and businesses destroyed as storms repeatedly hit the country. In the […]

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