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After Paris – A Global Movement for Climate Jobs

This post looks at the results of the Paris climate talks, and says what the climate movement and the social movements need to do next, how climate jobs fit into that, and what you can do to help build a campaign for climate jobs in your country.

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Paris: World Agrees to Increase Emissions

The circus is over. The suits are leaving Paris. There have been millions of words written about the text. But one fact stands out. All the governments of the world have agreed to increase global greenhouse gas emissions every year between now and 2030. [1] Why? Because all the countries have agreed to accept the […]

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Le gouvernement français nous a dit un gros mensonge, et nous les avons crû

Jonathan Neale ecrit: A la suite des tueries de Paris, le gouvernement a instauré l’état d’urgence et interdit toute manifestation publique. Ils nous ont dit que la Coalition pour le Climat ne pourrait pas manifester. Cela paraissait censé pour la plupart d’entre nous. “N’est-ce pas terrible?”, pensions-nous. Mais la plupart des gens à Paris ont cru […]

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The French government told us a big lie, and we believed it

Jonathan Neale writes: After the killings in Paris, the government immediately banned all public demonstrations under a state of emergency. They told the climate coalition we could not march. That seemed to make a sort of sense to most people in the climate movement. Isn’t it terrible, we said. But most people in Paris thought they […]

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Corbyn and Klein on Climate Jobs

Jonathan Neale writes: Last night in Paris Jeremy Corbyn and Naomi Klein spoke to 800 people about trade unions and climate change. For me, the best moment was when Jeremy started his speech by saying ‘I want to hold this document up. It’s called One Million Climate Jobs’. The meeting was sponsored by Trade Unions for […]

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CAMPAGNE MONDIALE POUR LES EMPLOIS CLIMATIQUES

Un nouveau reportage venant de la campagne mondiale pour les emplois verts:  Nous devons stopper le dérèglement climatique et nous devons agir vite. Pour y parvenir, nous devons créer 120 millions de nouveaux emplois dans le monde au cours des vingt prochaines années. Dans plusieurs pays, des campagnes ont été initiées appelant les gouvernements à […]

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CAMPAÑA MUNDIAL POR TRABAJOS EN DEFENSA DEL CLIMA

Un nuevo informe en español de la campaña mundial de trabajos por el clima: Hay que detener el cambio climático, y hay que hacerlo lo más pronto posible. Para lograrlo necesitaremos 120 millones de trabajos nuevos anivel mundial por un mínimo de veinte años. Actualmente en varios países hay campañas que luchan por masivos programas […]

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Climate Jobs Activities in Paris

This post is to give details of climate jobs meetings and activities in Paris during the COP. We will be sending out updated versions over the next few days.

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Naomi Klein and Jeremy Corbyn in Paris

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED: THE EVENT IS FULL. Naomi Klein and Jeremy Corbyn will be speaking in Paris during the COP, on Monday 7 December, from 18.00 to 20.30, in a conversation about trade unions and climate change. The event is sponsored by Trade Unions for Energy Democracy , the Global Climate Jobs campaigns,and the Rosa […]

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Climate Jobs in Portugal

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 […]

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