Venezuela "social pre-COP" climate meeting - Belgian trade unionist reports
Largest UK union debates fracking, calls for national moratorium
Unions endorse People's Climate March
List of unions here. TUED public event in New York will feature unions from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, India, Korea, Norway, Philippines, Switzerland, UK, and United States. Can you join us? email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Are U.S. unions' reaching a climate tipping point?Jenny Brown reports for Labor Notes
Caracas Climate Meeting
Belgian trade unionist Bert de Wel reports on the "Social pre-COP" climate meeting in Caracas, Venezuela, where 200 civil society groups discussed energy, agriculture, health, and participatory democracy in the context of climate change and the need for a new approach to sustainable consumption - "buen vivir."
Don't Frack UK, says UNITE
At a recent policy conference in Liverpool, UK's largest union came out decisively against fracking and urged a national moratorium. Unite the Union representes 1.4 million workers, and more than 30,000 in the energy sector.