LABOR & CLIMATE NEWS

A New Wave of Climate Insurgents Defines Itself as Law-Enforcers

[By Jeremy Brecher] One in six Americans say they would personally engage in nonviolent civil disobedience against corporate or government activities that make global warming worse. That’s about 40 million adults. The fate of the earth may depend on them — and others...

Making the Promises Real: Labor and the Paris Climate Agreement

[By Jeremy Brecher] As nearly 200 nations gathered in Paris approved the UN Climate Change Agreement, the AFL-CIO issued a statement that broke new ground on climate. While the AFL-CIO opposed the Kyoto climate agreement and never supported the failed Copenhagen...