Climate Strikes

Youth Climate Movement Backs Jobs Guarantee for All

The youth climate movement Sunrise has issued a call for a federal Jobs Guarantee that would provide jobs for all, focused on the transition to a climate-safe economy. Sunrise is a movement “to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process.

Government Workers Will Pay the Price of Climate Change

The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Workers just passed a new resolution on climate change. Advocates used this LNS fact sheet warning that “Government workers will pay the price of climate change” and that “The failure to limit global warming is turning the climate crisis into a fiscal crisis.”

A Climate Constitution in the Courts and the Streets

By Jeremy Brecher What’s the Constitution got to do with climate? Current legal cases are now addressing that question. They are using the U.S. Constitution to bring climate protection into the courthouse. These cases range from youth demanding their constitutional...

A Just Transition for Appalachia – Is There a Way?

Thirty thousand coal mining jobs have been lost since 2011. In central Appalachia, seven thousand miners lost their jobs from 2015 to 2016.54 The US Energy Information Administration expects central Appalachia’s coal output to decline nearly sixty percent by 2035,...