Labor and Climate News

Keystone XL opponents need a jobs program

[by Brendan Smith and Jeremy Brecher; crossposted with Grist] Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline are taking a well-deserved victory lap. The Obama administration's decision to reject TransCanada's pipeline proposal "” at least for now "” represents an historic win...

Labor and Environment: Next Steps for Dialogue

[by Jeremy Brecher and Brendan Smith] What does the future hold for the relationship between environmentalism and organized labor? Judging from the highly-publicized controversy over the Keystone XL pipeline, America might appear to be entering a new era of conflict...

LNS Applauds Obama Administration’s Keystone Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Labor Network For Sustainability is deeply encouraged by the Obama Administration's decision to oppose the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. According to LNS Executive Director Joe Uehlein, "It's an encouraging development. Oil...

The Coming Green Wave: Ocean Farming to Fight Climate Change

[Original published in the Atlantic] For decades environmentalists have fought to save our oceans from the perils of overfishing, climate change, and pollution. All noble efforts -- but what if environmentalists have it backwards? What if the question is not how to...

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