Posted on December 11, 2015
David Joyce looks at the COP21 Summit in Paris and the implications for workers. This blog has been updated in light of the deal reached in Paris and the response from international trade union federations (see below)
Following the passage of motions (44 & 45) at our Biennial Delegate Conference in July, Congress joined with union colleagues from across the globe in support of the People’s Climate Marches that took place ahead of the COP21 Summit in Paris.
Both the International Trade Union Confederation and the European Trade Union Confederation have been actively engaged in the process, putting the demands of working people on the agenda with the timely reminder that ‘There are no Jobs on a Dead Planet.’
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Categories: COP21 • Paris • Climate Change • Environment