On February 5th, campaigns across the country will be standing up for the rights of all people to high-quality public transportation powered by clean/renewable energy.
Thomas Hoffman of the Sierra Club describes a community-labor-environment coalition to fight privatization and promote a $2-4 billion sewer renewal for the city’s regional water and sewer system.
By Nancy Romer
[Nancy Romer is a union and climate justice activist, a co-founder of the Environmental Justice committee of her union PSC-CUNY (AFT local #2334), and on the steering committees of Divest NY and Peoples Climate March-NY. She recently retired after 42 years of teaching at Brooklyn College, City University of New York and served on her union’s executive committee for nine years.]
On this fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, it is time to recognize that climate change is a dagger pointing at the jobs and well-being of American workers. Since Sandy we have seen storm after storm, wildfire after wildfire, flood after flood, all...