Climate Change

Published on 22 November 2016 03:48

Marrakesh UN Climate Conference focuses on implementation of Paris Agreement

Amidst considerable global uncertainty, COP22 focused on implementation and finance issues such as the Adaptation Fund and the principle national approach to climate change, Nationally Determined Contributions. Read more...


Published on 18 November 2016 11:16

COP22 must address the critical root causes of climate change: social injustice and market failure. Read more...


Published on 31 May 2016 07:21

“Together we grow” was the theme at the congress of the Swedish forestry, wood and graphical workers’ union—GS – that was held this past weekend in the city of Västerås. Read more...


Published on 22 April 2016 13:53

Civil Servants’ Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment (TARIM ORMAN-IS) organised a one-day environment panel called “Climate Change and Its Impacts” with the contributions of Cankaya Municipality, one of the biggest municipality in Ankara, on 5th March 2016 Read more...


Published on 18 April 2016 12:20

The people of Cerattepe, a small district in the Turkish Artvin province by the Black Sea, are struggling to stop their land from being destroyed by a mining company — the Turkish Cengiz Holding that wants to use the land to mine gold, silver and copper. Read more...


Published on 18 April 2016 12:17


The floods that hit Chennai and other parts of south India has killed more than 300 people since last month and over 1.8 million people have been displaced.
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Published on 18 April 2016 12:15

In the latest version of the COP21 text, Just Transition and Decent Work are still alive but just barely. Read more...


Published on 18 April 2016 12:13

Governments at the Paris climate summit are putting the future of climate action at risk by removing a commitment to human rights and “Just Transition” to a low carbon future from the mandate for action in the Summit’s conclusions. Read more...


Published on 18 April 2016 12:11

In a keynote address before COP21 trade union participants, Per-Olof Sjöö, President of the BWI, called for unity and a consensus based approach to create a just transition to a lower carbon economy. Read more...