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2014

Los sindicatos debaten en Lima sobre el cambio climático y la movilidad sostenible

Son varios los eventos que lo sindicatos realizan en torno a la 20ª Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas (COP20) de Cambio Climático que se está desarrollando en Lima (Perú) desde el 1 al 12 de diciembre. Este lunes 8 de diciembre, la ITF ha organizado un seminario para jóvenes sindicalistas del sector del transporte de Latinoamérica.

Workers must lead transition to green economy, unions say at climate talks

Several ITF affiliates are attending the climate change talks, COP20 in Lima, Peru and the trade union activities that are running in parallel. Bruce Hamiliton from ATU was interviewed in Lima by Al Jazeera America on why workers must lead the transition to the green economy.

Respuestas de los sindicatos al cambio climático: los debates de la COP20, Lima

Durante la segunda jornada del seminario sobre el cambio climático para jóvenes trabajadores y trabajadoras del transporte celebrado en América Latina, los participantes escucharon a ponentes internacionales de Noruega, Estados Unidos y España. Además, compartieron sus experiencias en materia de… Continue Reading →

Union responses to climate change: discussions at COP20, Lima

During day 2 of the climate change seminar for young transport workers in Latin America participants heard from international speakers from Norway, USA and Spain. They shared their unions’ experiences of taking action against climate change. These unions, also affiliates… Continue Reading →

¡No hay empleo en un planeta muerto! Los sindicatos de la ITF asisten a la COP20

Jóvenes trabajadores y trabajadoras del transporte de 9 países de América Latina participaron en la primera jornada del seminario sobre el cambio climático de la ITF que ha tenido lugar en Lima (Perú). Este seminario se organiza como parte de… Continue Reading →

There are no jobs on a dead planet! ITF unions attend COP20

Young transport workers from 9 countries in Latin America participated in the first day of the ITF climate change seminar in Lima, Peru. The seminar takes place as part of the international trade union activities (coordinated by the ITUC) that… Continue Reading →

Diez puntos para una estrategia sindicalista contra el cambio climático

El cambio climático no es una amenaza del futuro, ya se está llevando a cabo y está aquí; es causado por el hombre, y las consecuencias pueden ser catastróficas.

10 points for a trade union strategy against climate change

Asbjørn Wahl puts forward ten points on a trade union strategy against climate change. 1. Climate change is not a threat of the future, it is already happening. 2. The climate threat will have widespread implications for social development. 3. Because measures to combat climate change will require great changes in society, we face a major social struggle.

Hopes from the people’s climate march

It was the week that saw the biggest global action on climate change ever. Our guest blogger: David Hansen-Miller, ITF strategic researcher, reports from New York. “I spent a long weekend in NYC working with Trade Unions for Energy Democracy. On… Continue Reading →

Teamsters of New York speak out against climate change

Doing something about it is not all about sacrifice. Building a clean energy economy and making our communities and infrastructure more resilient give us the opportunity to rebuild our economy. As rising temperatures have attacked our environment, our economy has lost good jobs and replaced them with poverty jobs. The two problems are connected – each stemming from policies that put profit ahead of people – and the solution is the same.

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