Citing Jobs and Environment, More Unions Backing EPA

by Jeremy Brecher and Brendan Smith At the start of 2011, as the energy corporations, the US Chamber of Commerce, and the Tea Party right launched their assault on environmental protection and the EPA, it looked like public opinion and organized labor might just be...

Coming Now to a Job Near You!

Why Climate Change Matters for California Workers [A Discussion Paper by the Labor Network for Sustainability; PDF version with footnotes is available here] California is at the forefront of driving the expansion of the clean energy economy. California’s...

Labor and Climate Change: A Briefing Paper for Activists

by Tim Costello and the Labor Network for Sustainability [PDF version of this report is available here] [“Labor and Climate Change” is a briefing paper that provides activists inside and outside the labor movement a way to understand the interests and...