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New ILO course: Green Jobs for a just transition to low-carbon and climate resilient development

A newly developed training course is being offered by the ITC-ILO on: Green jobs for a just transition to low-carbon and climate-resilient development which will run from 16 May – 10 June 2016 and includes a 3-week distance learning preparatory… Continue Reading →

Paris Agreement signed today and Canadian unions take action

Over 150 countries are expected to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change at the UN in New York today. It is the first time the USA and China will sign a global climate agreement. With the signing of the… Continue Reading →

Think gender doesn’t have anything to do with climate justice? Think again.


Naomi Klein & Jeremy Corbyn: Twitter summary #JezWeKlein

Trade unions and climate change: a conversation with Naomi Klein & Jeremy Corbyn at COP21.
Twitter summary #JezWeKlein

ITUC response to Paris climate summit conclusions

The Paris deal recognises the reality of the climate threat, but only takes us part of the way. Climate change is already destroying lives and livelihoods with more than 2.6 million people displaced by extreme weather events and changing seasons…. Continue Reading →

All equal? A just transition for men and women

At the citizen’s climate summit – an alternative space set up during the COP21 climate talks, the second ITUC panel discussion looked at gender and a just transition. Panellists from trade unions and women’s organisations discussed the effects of climate… Continue Reading →

Reduce Emissions! Perspectives on Expanding and Improving Public Transport

Asbjørn Wahl speaks to us after the ITF's COP21 event entitled 'Reduce Emissions! Perspectives on Expanding and Improving Public Transport'.  

Naomi Klein & Jeremy Corbyn: solutions to the climate crisis and the role of trade unions #JezWeKlein

Naomi Klein and Jeremy Corbyn (UK labour party leader) spoke to a full house on Monday in Paris to discuss solutions to the climate crisis and the role of trade unions‘ . As a member of Trade Unions for Energy… Continue Reading →

Women and climate change: Colombia’s Rapid Transit System

Watch Eleanor Blomstrom of WEDO (Women's Environment & Development Organisation) talking about the gender aspects of Colombia's Rapid Transit System. She spok...

How can unions and social movements connect anti-austerity and climate justice policies?

Asbjørn Wahl speaks at the Citizen’s Climate Summit in Paris… “Humanity is currently faced with a number of deep and challenging crises: economic crisis, social crisis, political crisis, food crisis – and last, but not least, the climate crisis, which… Continue Reading →

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