→ December 2, 2009
[Second in the series “Labor goes to Copenhagen"]
At the core of global labor’s strategy for climate protection is the idea of a “just transition” to a low-carbon economy.
A just transition means that the burden of change that benefits everyone will not be placed disproportionately on a few. It means that those most vulnerable to change [...]
→ April 30, 2009
Some unions dissented early from AFL-CIO climate policy. In 1990 the Steelworkers, America’s largest and most diversified manufacturing union with a strong history of environmentalism created an executive board committee on environmental issues and issued a policy statement saying that global warming “may be the single greatest problem we face. Some have compared its possible [...]