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“Ready to get to work”: Climate jobs leaders react to Inflation Reduction Act
August 16, 2022 President Biden signed into law a sweeping climate jobs investment that is poised to transform the renewable energy economy, slash emissions and pollution, and create millions of good union jobs across the country.
U.S. labor leaders: IPCC report underscores urgency of “climate hope” in pro-worker action
April 4, 2022 Climate jobs leaders from across the United States responded to the latest IPCC report, which highlights the urgency of adopting climate solutions and transitioning to renewable energy to stave off the worst impacts of the climate crisis.
White House announces school building action plan as unions call for carbon-free and healthy schools
April 22, 2022 Labor leaders joined Vice President Kamala Harris to unveil a national initiative to invest federal dollars in climate upgrades for public school buildings that will slash carbon emissions, support healthier classrooms and school communities, create good union jobs, save school districts money, and advance racial equity.
U.S. labor leaders respond to IPCC report, urge swift action
February 28, 2022 Climate jobs leaders from across the United States responded to the latest IPCC report, which spells out the dire costs and consequences of the impacts of the climate crisis, arguing that the updated climate science underscores the urgency of taking bold, science-backed, and pro-worker climate action to build an equitable renewable energy economy.