LABOR & CLIMATE NEWS

Climate Jobs and Just Transition

Climate Jobs and Just Transition

Rhiana Gunn-Wright – Director of Climate Policy, Roosevelt Institute helped kick off the Sept. 22, 2020 Climate Jobs and Just Transition Summit at the Opening Lightening Around with powerful remarks about climate justice.

Young Workers and Just Transition

Young Workers and Just Transition

Aug. 26 the Labor Network for Sustainability and friends hosted “Young Workers and Just Transition,” the fourth in a series of webinars as part of the Just Transition Listening Project.

Let Young Workers Know Their Rights!

Let Young Workers Know Their Rights!

From the This is Zero Hour Facebook page. Eighteen-year-old Zero Hour founder Jamie Margolin recently published her book, “Youth to Power: Your Voice and How to Use It,” which is intended to serve as “the ultimate guide to being a young activist.⁣” The book, along with “Zero Hour’s Getting to The Roots of Climate Change” have educated young people on topics not usually included in their school curricula.

Here’s Why We Must Save the Post Office

Here’s Why We Must Save the Post Office

We use it to write our loved ones, we use it to vote, we use it to get our medications–it’s just there, and we count on it to do what we need without fuss or bother. But with President Trump and his Republican allies fighting to hamstring and eventually destroy it, the US Postal Service needs support from all who benefit from it.