Labor and Climate News

The EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Jobs

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is poised to issue the final text of a regulation called the Clean Power Plan (CPP) whose purpose is to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) that climate scientists say are causing global warming. There is already...

A Scenario for Climate Protection and Jobs

How can the United States actually meet the targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions that climate scientists say are necessary to forestall catastrophic climate change without catastrophic economic impacts on American workers? Green Growth: A U.S. Program for...

Seattle Labor Unions Join Call Saying “Shell No”

For Immediate Release: June 11, 2015 Contact:  Tom Geiger, 206-604-3421 In a strong show of support for a better future, local labor unions have signed a letter to oppose the decision by the Port of Seattle Commission to permit the Shell Oil rig to have safe harbor in...

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