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Children and young people just staged the world’s largest strike to save our future

Children and young people have issued an urgent call for adults to join them on a general strike on 20 September.

Featured image via Perth School Strike/Flickr… 263 more words

298,000 workers in Canada's clean energy sector in 2017 according to new Navius report

Released on May 23, Missing the Bigger Picture: Tracking the Energy Revolution 2019  summarizes research commissioned by Clean Energy Canada and conducted by Navius Research.  The report emphasizes the healthy growth of Canada’s clean energy sector – which employed 298,000 people in 2017, representing 2% of Canadian employment.  294 more words

Green Economy

Green Jobs and A Living Planet: Make It Happen

Patricia M. DeMarco

May 20, 2019

The fragrant, lush explosion of growth in the deciduous Pittsburgh landscape reminds me that Nature is resilient and has evolved through millions of years to thrive and flourish. 3,695 more words

The road to a made-in-Canada Green New Deal

Green New Deal panel in Ottawa at Powershift Young & Rising, February 2019. Photo Credit: Allan Lissner

Popularized by the youth-led Sunrise movement in the United States, and by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Green New Deal is a bold vision for tackling climate change and inequality at the same time. 365 more words

The clean economy workforce in the U.S. and proposals to make it more inclusive

Advancing inclusion through clean energy jobs  is a report  released  by the Brookings Institution in April 2019,  with a goal to determine “ the degree to which the clean energy economy provides labor market opportunities for historically disadvantaged groups, with a particular focus on equity”.  326 more words

United States

4.25.19 - Notes from "Constructing a Greener New York, Building by Building"

Excerpts from “Constructing a Greener New York, Building by Building,” a report by the ALIGN coalition that analyzes Intro 1253: 

Every year between now and 2030 Intro 1253 will create or sustain: 2,099 more words

4.24.19 - Study on Intro 1253: "Constructing a Greener New York, Building by Building"

The below report was issued by ALIGN in April, 2019. ALIGN describes itself as, “a longstanding alliance of labor and community organizations united for a just and sustainable New York.” 113 more words