Why unionists must build the climate change fight

Needed: thousands of union members in their union hats and coats and shirts, banners and flags flying, at every demonstration to save the planet

by Gene McGuckin

The science says we have to start NOW to change the way we do pretty much everything, and that includes gearing up for launching whole new green industries with tens of thousands of well-paid jobs. We can’t wait 20 years. What we do or don’t do now will have effects in 20 years. If we don’t start until then, it will be – a scary expression being used more and more these days – “game over for the environment.”

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