Article: The effects of environmental transport policies on the environment, economy and employment in Portugal

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Pedro Nunes, Fábio Pinheiro and Miguel C. Brito from the Faculty of Science of the University of Lisbon had generously accepted to work on the climate jobs in the transport sector. The Portuguese climate jobs campaign benefited directly from their work, which we integrated into the campaign report. This work resulted in a Master’s Thesis in the faculty, and…

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Vídeo: The climate summit in Katowice won’t do. The workers must mobilize to demand a just transition.

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This video is based on a declaration written by unionist and climate justice activists, gathered in Lisbon in November 22nd-25th by the initiative of the Climate Jobs campaign in Portugal and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation. The declaration was launched at the closing session of the 4th International Ecosocialist Encounters. To read in various languages and sign: actionnetwork.org/petitions/the-climate-summit-in-katowice-wont-do-the-workers-must-mobilize-to-demand-a-just-transition/

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Lisbon Just Transition Gathering

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Jobs for the Climate! On 22nd of November, unionists and climate justice activists from ten countries and five continents gathered closely before the 4th International Ecosocialist Encounters in the “Lisbon Just Transition Gathering” to share experiences of their fights and to discuss possible convergence points between labor and ecological movements. The encounter took place in a highly contested and…

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Declaração: A cimeira do clima em Katowice não serve. Os trabalhadores precisam de mobilizar-se para exigir uma transição justa.

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Esta declaração foi escrita por sindicalistas e ativistas pela justiça climática, reunidos em Lisboa nos dias 22-25 de novembro por iniciativa da campanha Empregos para o Clima e da Fundação Rosa Luxemburgo. O texto foi lançado na sessão de encerramento dos IV Encontros Internacionais Ecossocialistas. A cimeira do clima em Katowice não serve. Os trabalhadores precisam de mobilizar-se para…

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Tactics and strategies to achieve a just energy transition – Sinan Eden

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This text is not about climate science nor about energy transition in general. But to start with, it is important to clarify three points: We urgently need an energy transition. The window of action is closing We have few years left to fundamentally change our energy systems. There is no energy transition currently in course, whether just or unjust….

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ATTAC European Summer University 2017: The Time Is Now!

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Around a thousand activists gathered this week in Toulouse for the ATTAC’s European Summer University for Social Movements to participate in a total of hundred sessions (debates, seminars, fora, workshops…) and the Climate Jobs campaigns from across Europe were also there. We had unionists and climate activists from the United Kingdom, Norway, France and Portugal, explaining their national campaigns….

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One Million Jobs for Climate – France

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UN MILLION D’EMPLOIS POUR LE CLIMAT The last born of the climate jobs campaign family is known, and its name is Un million d’emplois pour le climat (One million Jobs for climate). The French Un million d’emplois pour le climat was launched on the 12th January 2017 by a consortium made up of trade-unions, social organizations and environmental movements,…

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100 000 Climate Jobs in Portugal

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It is possible! The campaign “Empregos para o Clima” defends massive creation of public sector jobs in key areas to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. We believe that the struggle for social justice and the fight against climate change are interconnected, thus our proposal addresses global warming, unemployment and labour precarity at the same time. In the last months, we…

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PUBLIC RELEASE Two Weeks of Action: “Playing with out lives”

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Two Weeks of Action: “Playing with out lives” 24 october – 6 november Workers’ organizations and environmentalist groups are converging to have a two weeks of common actions demanding social and environmentalist justice. As the responsibles for the economic crisis and the environmental crisis are the same, these social movements will unite under the umbrella of “Playing Games with…

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