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Discussion in 'Labor' started by Steve Ongerth, Oct 30, 2017.

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    Work and Climate Change Report News:

    First Nations, Renewable Energy, and the benefits of community-owned energy projects - First Nations, Renewable Energy, and the benefits of community-owned energy projects

    Long-awaited Clean Growth Strategy of the U.K.-missing the workplace viewpoint - Long-awaited Clean Growth Strategy of the U.K.-missing the workplace viewpoint

    Trade unions in the U.K. actively engaged in climate change policy, advocating for environmental representatives - Trade unions in the U.K. actively engaged in climate change policy, advocating for environmental representatives

    Unifor, Government visions for Sustainable Forestry - Unifor, Government visions for Sustainable Forestry

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    B.C. Climate Solutions and Clean Growth Advisory Council established to guide provincial policy - B.C. Climate Solutions and Clean Growth Advisory Council established to guide provincial policy

    Made-in-Manitoba Green Plan proposes a $25 per tonne carbon tax - Made-in-Manitoba Green Plan proposes a $25 per tonne carbon tax

    Ontario continues its commitment to nuclear power in newly-released 2017 Long-Term Energy Plan - Ontario continues its commitment to nuclear power in newly-released 2017 Long-Term Energy Plan

    Quebec Pension fund leads the way in low-carbon investing in Canada - Quebec Pension fund leads the way in low-carbon investing in Canada
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    Work and Climate Change Report News:

    Alberta unveils its Just Transition plan for coal workers - Alberta unveils its Just Transition plan for coal workers

    COP23 and Just Transition - COP23 and Just Transition

    Despite another oil spill, Keystone XL pipeline is approved in Nebraska. Resistance is strong and resolute - Despite another oil spill, Keystone XL pipeline is approved in Nebraska. Resistance is strong and resolute

    Exceptional growth in clean energy jobs forecast for Europe and the U.S. - Exceptional growth in clean energy jobs forecast for Europe and the U.S.

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    Cities continue to fight climate change - Cities continue to fight climate change

    Corporate Climate Risk Disclosure needed to protect Pensions - Corporate Climate Risk Disclosure needed to protect Pensions

    Saskatchewan’s new Climate Strategy maintains old positions: No to carbon tax, yes to Carbon Capture and Storage - Saskatchewan’s new Climate Strategy maintains old positions: No to carbon tax, yes to Carbon Capture and Storage

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    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 comparators - California’s progressive policies yield better job growth and wage growth than Republican comparators

    Canada’s Clean Fuel Standard Framework released - Canada’s Clean Fuel Standard Framework released

    Canada’s progress on emissions reduction: New reports from OECD, UNFCCC , and policy discussion - Canada’s progress on emissions reduction: New reports from OECD, UNFCCC , and policy discussion

    Clean Technology Employment in Canada – new data from two Statistics Canada releases - Clean Technology Employment in Canada – new data from two Statistics Canada releases

    Federal government releases detailed proposals for Canada’s carbon pricing system, including output-based pricing for industrial emitters - Federal government releases detailed proposals for Canada’s carbon pricing system, including output-based pricing for industrial emitters

    Increasing frequency and intensity of heat stress bring dangers to outside workers and will trigger migration - Increasing frequency and intensity of heat stress bring dangers to outside workers and will trigger migration

    New Brunswick’s new Climate Change Act unlikely to meet the federal carbon pricing benchmark - New Brunswick’s new Climate Change Act unlikely to meet the federal carbon pricing benchmark

    New York City and State announce plans to divest pension funds; Canadian Public Pension fund holds on to coal - New York City and State announce plans to divest pension funds; Canadian Public Pension fund holds on to coal

    New Zero Emissions Standard takes effect in Quebec January 11, 2018 - New Zero Emissions Standard takes effect in Quebec January 11, 2018

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    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 clean growth – but what are the implications for jobs?

    Clean Tech investment in Canada held back by a “fossil fuel comfort zone” and lack of financial disclosure - Clean Tech investment in Canada held back by a “fossil fuel comfort zone” and lack of financial disclosure

    Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline ignites a trade war between Alberta and British Columbia - Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline ignites a trade war between Alberta and British Columbia

    LEED Green buildings deliver energy savings, reduced emissions, and health benefits – including reduced absenteeism - LEED Green buildings deliver energy savings, reduced emissions, and health benefits – including reduced absenteeism

    Ontario’s GHG emissions at lowest level since 1990 – Environmental Commissioner commends the first year of cap and trade but recommends changes for freight sector, green procurement -https://workandclimatechangereport.org/2018/01/30/ontarios-ghg-emissions-at-lowest-level-since-1990-environmental-commissioner-commends-the-first-year-of-cap-and-trade-but-recommends-changes-for-freight-sector-green-procurement/

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