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[IWS] ITUC: CLIMATE JUSTICE: THERE ARE NO JOBS ON A DEAD PLANET [19 March 2015]

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International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

FRONTLINES Briefing, MARCH 2015

 

CLIMATE JUSTICE: THERE ARE NO JOBS ON A DEAD PLANET [19 March 2015]

http://www.ituc-csi.org/IMG/pdf/ituc_frontlines_climate_change_report_en.pdf

[full-text, 24 pages]

 

see additional ITUC Reports at http://www.ituc-csi.org/reports,264

 

[excerpt]

Climate action is a trade union issue. We have a vital role to

play to protect jobs in existing workplaces and industries by

demanding industrial transformation, to organise new quality

jobs in the emerging green economy and to fight for the Just

Transition measures that ensure we leave no one behind.

 

CONTENTS

Introduction ............................................................................................................................ 4

The science is in..................................................................................................................... 7

The road to Paris .................................................................................................................. 10

Leave no one behind in a zero carbon future ....................................................................... 13

Just Transition and Decent Work in UNFCCC negotiations.................................................... 16

Unions for climate action...................................................................................................... 19

 

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