Sat, 04/22/2023 - 9:00am to 10:00am
The latest IPCC report states unequivocally that we need to reduce carbon emissions 50% by 2030 to avoid climate catastrophe. All sectors of society need to take this seriously.
The environment is being seriously threatened by the increase in global temperatures and air, water and soil pollution. All sectors of society need to take this seriously. Locally, labor has taken steps to protect the environment in a variety of ways. We will hear from four labor organizations who have been active in environmental issues: The Environmental Caucus of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; Climate Jobs PDX; Environmental Committee of Jobs with Justice; the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, and the Blue Green Alliance a coalition of labor, environmental and community organizations.