Cornell University

Cornell Global Labor Institute

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Introductory Training for Unions on Climate and Green Jobs

Special Meeting of the Labor Leaders Climate Forum, June 30th, 2009


Cornell GLI convened a Special Meeting of the Labor Leaders Climate Forum:  Climate Change, Green Jobs and Rebuilding the Economy on June 30, 2009 at LIUNA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.  This special meeting served as an orientation on climate protection for seven unions that are new to the Labor Leaders Climate Forum.  The meeting helped build a trade union approach to climate protection, and included a panel discussion on the American Clean Energy and Security Act and the global negotiations in Copenhagen in December 2009.