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.
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)
How serious is the climate crisis and how could it affect us? A briefing for trade unionists
The melting Arctic: what will it mean?
Fighting climate change and for climate jobs, internationally & locally
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
“Question Time” Plenary: Countering austerity – the fight for climate jobs
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.