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This week, instead of my usual list of new articles and reports,  we have videos of the talks at Confronting the Climate Change Crisis, a conference held at London Metropolitan University on June 8, organized by the Campaign Against Climate Change Trade Union Group.

Opening Plenary

Speakers:
Richard Payne (London Metropolitan University UCU and Climate Action Group);
Sue Ferns (Director of Communications and Research, Prospect, and Co-chair, Trade Unions Sustainable Development Advisory Committee)
Talks

How serious is the climate crisis and how could it affect us? A briefing for trade unionists  

Speaker:
Kevin Anderson (Deputy Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research) Part 1 … Part 2 … Questions and Discussion

The melting Arctic: what will it mean?

Speaker:
Dr Michel Tsamados (Research Associate, Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling, Reading University)
Talk … Questions and Discussion

Fighting climate change and for climate jobs, internationally & locally

Speakers:
Manuel Cortes (General Secretary, TSSA)
Andreas Ytterstad (Chair, Union of Concerned Scientists, Norway)
Martin Empson (One Million Climate Jobs Campaign)
Ewa Jasiewicz (No Dash for Gas)
Dr Lara Skinner (Trade Unions for Energy Democracy,USA)
Questions and Discussion

Changing the Government’s climate  policy

Speakers:
Joan Walley MP (Chair, House of Commons Environmental Scrutiny Committee);
Philip Pearson (TUC Senior Policy Officer for Climate Change and Energy
Talks Questions and Discussion

“Question Time” Plenary: Countering austerity – the fight for climate jobs 

Panelists:
Chris Baugh (Assistant General Secretary PCS)
Martin Mayer (National Executive Council, Unite)
Suzanne Jeffery (Chair, CACCTU)
Jonathan Stevenson (Fuel Poverty Action)
Joan Walley MP
Will Duckworth (Deputy Leader, Green Party)
Part 1 … Part 2

Thanks to Green Left for making these available.

—–
Ian

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