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US tour drives home clean energy jobs message

Legislation that would create and save millions of jobs across the US by building a  clean energy economy has stalled, while nations like China are forging ahead, the BlueGreen Alliance has reminded legislators. The US alliance, a coalition of union and environmental groups, kicked off a ‘Job’s Not Done Tour’ this week. The 30-city bus tour […]
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Climate change rules mean new jobs

Global leaders at the United Nations Climate Change Summit can create millions of jobs if they introduce effective legislation on climate change, a top campaign group has said. Following  US President Barack Obama’s address  at the meeting, the Blue Green Alliance executive director David Foster said: “President Obama’s speech today to the United Nations Climate […]
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Britain: Unions ‘working on change’

A new publication on unions and climate change will be launched this week at the national congress of UK national trade union confederation TUC. The discussion document, produced by the environmental thinktank Green Alliance, includes contributions from union leaders including Jack Dromey of Unite, Sally Hunt of UCU, Paul Noon of Prospect, Keith Sonnet of […]
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USA: Economic justice is a green issue

Efforts to create a greener world require measures to make that world more just. And that’s not something that looks like happening any time soon. Michael Renner of the US-based Worldwatch Institute, commenting in his ‘green economy’ blog, notes: “In the United States, and maybe elsewhere as well, full-cost pricing and current socio-economic trends seem […]
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USA: Greening America with good jobs

Unions and environmental groups launched a campaign on August 19, highlighting the benefits to American workers and businesses of transitioning to a clean energy economy that will create millions of jobs. The ‘Made in America’ Jobs Tour started in Ohio on August 20, the first of 50 stops across 22 states organised by the Alliance […]
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