LABOR & CLIMATE NEWS

Jobs, Anyone?

According to the new IPCC report released October 8, the world will have to invest $3 trillion dollars a year to keep counter global warming. That’s an awful lot of jobs! Sources: Implications for new investment » Full report » 

Feeling Heat-Stressed-Out?

In a recent article on “Public Law and Climate Disasters,” Sidney Shapiro and Katherine Tracy conclude, “The health, safety, and economic risks to workers associated with climate change have not received the attention they deserve.” Rising temperatures associated with...

IPCC Report Demands Immediate Action and Workers must take the Lead

Graphic from IPCC's Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C By Todd Vachon The latest report issued by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on October 8 is the starkest report to date on the real and immediate threat that global warming...

After Florence

Black Workers for Justice penned an inspired piece calling for action, optimisim and change in the upcoming election in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Full text below. By Black Workers for Justice “These are not natural disasters, they are the logical outcome of...