Climate Change And The Great Inaction: New Trade Union Perspectives

TitleClimate Change And The Great Inaction: New Trade Union Perspectives
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsSweeney, Sean
Date Published2014///
InstitutionTrade Unions for Energy Democracy (Working Paper No. 2)
CityNew York
Keywordsclimate change, environmental degradation, globalization, jobs versus environment, social movement unionism, trade unions
Abstract

This working paper recounts the history of trade union involvement with efforts at the international level to deal with climate change. In addition to its valuable account of history, it also provides an insightful analysis of why international efforts have failed and proposes a way forward for unions.

URLhttp://www.rosalux-nyc.org/climate-change-and-the-great-inaction/