Labor and the Paris Climate Agreement

unions climateAs nearly 200 nations gathered in Paris approved the UN Climate Change Agreement, the AFL-CIO issued a statement that broke new ground on climate.  While the AFL-CIO opposed the Kyoto climate agreement and never supported the failed Copenhagen agreement, it “applauded the Paris climate change agreement as “a landmark achievement in international cooperation” and called on America “to make the promises real.”

To read the entire story:  http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/01/20/making-promises-real-labor-and-paris-climate-agreement

By Jeremy Brecher - published on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by Labor Network for Sustainability