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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]