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U.S. Labor Leaders: IPCC Report Underscores Urgency of “Climate Hope” in Pro-Worker Action
On 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
Labor leaders, Vice President Kamala Harris unveil national action plan to invest in carbon-free and healthy schools, including $500 million for energy efficiency upgrades, as union-led movement for carbon-free and healthy schools surges
DC—On April 4, 2022, labor leaders joined Vice President Kamala Harris at Thomas Elementary School in Washington, D.C. to unveil the Biden-Harris Action Plan for Building Better School Infrastructure, 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
New IPCC report underscores urgency of equitable, pro-worker climate action and swift energy transition
Nationwide—On 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.