Climate Change and Trade Unions

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By Sandra Owsnett

What’s the connection between being a Trade Union member and a Scottish Green Party member?

There are no jobs on a dead planet!

Climate change is the biggest single threat to current and future generations. Continue reading

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Just Transition and Trade Unions

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SANDRA OWSNETT

Climate change is one of the most urgent challenges we face.  A transition away from a high carbon fossil fuel economy is an opportunity for sustainable Scottish jobs.

A recent headline in the Herald stated “Britain’s oil industry could lose a further 45,000 jobs this year, a senior figure in the sector has warned.  Sir Ian Wood said that 150 jobs are being lost on a daily basis and cautioned that the rate of losses this year was comparable to 2015.” Continue reading