Earlier this summer, more than 7,500 employees backed a climate change resolution that called on Amazon to adopt an aggressive climate plan.
An estimated 7.6 million people joined the global climate strike September 20-27, making it the largest demonstration against climate change in the world’s history
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FL-CIO Labor Convergence on Climate
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The Labor Network for Sustainability (LNS), an organization devoted to “making a living on a living planet,” applauds today’s endorsement of the Green New Deal by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
While the Green New Deal [GND] is often portrayed as a program for climate protection, it is equally a strategy to counter America’s grotesque sand growing inequality.
“We all recognize that doing nothing is not an option.”
In recent years, some unions have embraced “bargaining for the common good,” which use the union campaign to win broad, righteous public benefits.
Creating the technology to electrify airplanes and trucking is part of the jump-start needed.
As fossil fuel advocates have increasingly lost the battle for public opinion, they are increasingly turning to government repression as a way to pursue their policy preferences.
It’s not the solutions to climate change that kills jobs. Climate change itself is the job killer.” — Sarah Nelson, President of the Association of Flight Attendants
We know that climate change itself is the threat to workers. The power of the Green New Deal is making climate protection the centerpiece of protecting workers.