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    Latest News from ecology.iww.org (Winter 2017-18):

    Ecology.iww.org - news, week of February 5 - 12, 2018: Morocco: women agricultural workers are organising to resist slavery Morocco: women agricultural workers are organising to resist slavery | ecology.iww.org We can’t rely on corporations to save us from climate change We can’t rely on...
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    Latest Updates from Work and Climate Change Report

    Work and Climate Change Report News: Autonomous vehicles in Canada and job displacement - Updated: Autonomous vehicles in Canada, job displacement, and bargaining at UPS Circular economy contributes to clean growth – but what are the implications for jobs? - Circular economy contributes to...
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    Latest News from ecology.iww.org (Winter 2017-18):

    Ecology.iww.org - news, week of January 29 - February 5, 2018: Puerto Rico’s Power Union Denounces Governor’s Decision to “Sell the Assets” of the Public Power Utility (PREPA) Puerto Rico’s Power Union Denounces Governor’s Decision to “Sell the Assets” of the Public Power Utility (PREPA) |...
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    Event (not a conference): 350.org Launches Fossil Free US Campaign in Large-Scale Event the Day Afte

    "We need a massive mobilization of labor and wealth to shut down fossil fuel waste, and build a new green economy." I have argued for just such a program: Restoring the Heartland and Rustbelt through Clean Energy Democracy: an Organizing Proposal | ecology.iww.org And while I agree that...
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    Latest News from ecology.iww.org (Winter 2017-18):

    Ecology.iww.org - news, week of January 23-29, 2018: Update on #OperationPUSH in Florida Prisons Update on #OperationPUSH in Florida Prisons | ecology.iww.org France: ZAD declares victory as airport plan dropped! France: ZAD declares victory as airport plan dropped! | ecology.iww.org Building...
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    Latest News from ecology.iww.org (Winter 2017-18):

    Ecology.iww.org - news, week of January 16-22, 2018: Dreaming With Our Hands: On Autonomy, In(ter)dependence, and the Regaining of the Commons Dreaming With Our Hands: On Autonomy, In(ter)dependence, and the Regaining of the Commons | ecology.iww.org Civil disobedience is the only way left to...
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    Latest News from ecology.iww.org (Winter 2017-18):

    Ecology.iww.org - news, week of January 9-15, 2018: Below & Beyond Trump: Power & Counter-Power in 2017 Below & Beyond Trump: Power & Counter-Power in 2017 | ecology.iww.org Post Tax-Bill: Let’s Get Down To Business Post Tax-Bill: Let’s Get Down To Business | ecology.iww.org P is For...
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    Latest Updates from Work and Climate Change Report

    Work and Climate Change Report News: Alberta reports progress under Climate Leadership Plan, increases carbon levy - Alberta reports progress under Climate Leadership Plan, increases carbon levy California’s progressive policies yield better job growth and wage growth than Republican...
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    Latest News from ecology.iww.org (Winter 2017-18):

    Ecology.iww.org - news, week of January 3-8, 2018: When Companies Deny Climate Science, Their Workers Pay When Companies Deny Climate Science, Their Workers Pay | ecology.iww.org Background on how United Steelworkers rail workers — locomotive engineer Tom Harding and train controller Richard...
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    Event (not a conference): 350.org Launches Fossil Free US Campaign in Large-Scale Event the Day Afte

    This is posted here for information purposes only. System Chnage not Climate Chnage has not taken a position on this event: 350.org Launches Fossil Free US Campaign in Large-Scale Event the Day After the State of the Union
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    Latest News from ecology.iww.org (Winter 2017-18):

    Ecology.iww.org - news, weeks of December 18 2017 - January 2, 2018: Worker Solidarity with Camp Makwa and the Movement for Environmental Justice Worker Solidarity with Camp Makwa and the Movement for Environmental Justice | ecology.iww.org Growing Connections Between the Far-Right and J20...
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    Carbon Bubble

    Statement: The Managed Decline of Fossil Fuels Begins - Statement: The Managed Decline of Fossil Fuels Begins - Oil Change International
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    Labor Network for Sustainability Presents: Transit Equity Day

    Transit Equity Day | Labor Network for Sustainability Transit Equity Day is a collaborative effort of several organizations and unions to promote public transit as a civil right and a strategy to combat climate change. We are choosing Rosa Parks’ birthday because she is an iconic figure of...
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    Divestment: What is it good for?

    Some additional reflections, to Richard, specifically, the divestment movement is only a few years old and has only really picked up steam in the past three years. Many of the "soaring" emissions are the result of projects that were approved over the past two decades or so (yes, this is the same...
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    Divestment: What is it good for?

    A couple more... (1) Victory: World Bank Announces It Will Stop Financing Oil and Gas in 2019 - Victory: World Bank Announces It Will Stop Financing Oil and Gas in 2019 - Center for Sustainable Economy (2) How divesting of fossil fuels could help save the planet - How divesting of fossil fuels...
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