Labor and Climate News

Workers Join Young People on Global Strike for Climate

by Jeremy Brecher, Labor Network for Sustainability On March 15, 1.5 million young people joined a School Strike 4 Climate in more than 2000 locations around the world. The school strikes have been occurring weekly since thirteen-year-old Greta Thunberg began sitting...

New Labor Endorsements for the Green New Deal

San Francisco Labor Council GND Resolution Labor resolution shows unified support for a Green New Deal with strong labor and community provisions. The San Francisco Labor Council, AFL-CIO is publicly calling a Green New Deal “that includes a strong and binding...

Making the Green New Deal Work for Workers

LNS’s policy and research director Jeremy Brecher lays out what labor needs from the Green New Deal in a special issue of In These Times on “Getting to Zero.” The Green New Deal presents the American working class with the greatest opportunity for improving our lives...

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