The Climate Jobs Institute is guiding the nation’s transition to a strong, equitable, and resilient clean energy economy by pursuing three aims: to tackle the climate crisis; to create high-quality jobs; and to build a diverse, inclusive workforce.
Skinner presents at the White House Forum on Campus and Community-Scale Climate Change Solutions
Skinner, Executive Director of the Climate Jobs Institute at Cornell ILR, presents at the White House Forum on Campus and Community-Scale Climate Change Solutions
Skinner to deliver York University's GLRC 2023 John Eleen Annual Lecture in Global Labour
Skinner, Executive Director of the Climate Jobs Institute at Cornell's ILR School, to deliver the keynote address for the 2023 John Eleen Annual Lecture in Global Labour, “Labour and the Climate Crisis: Developing a Worker- and Equity-Centered Clean Energy Economy,” for the Global Labour Research Centre at York University.
The ILR School Climate Jobs Institute, the first U.S. academic institution focused on conducting research and developing policy for governments across the nation to support clean energy targets, is launching Jan. 25 in New York City.
Climate Jobs Institute Hosts Panel on Inflation Reduction Act and Workforce Development
On January 11th, Cornell's ILR Climate Jobs Institute hosted a panel discussion on the Inflation Reduction Act. The panel drew on the expertise of labor leaders, policymakers, and workforce development professionals.
Skinner Speaks at the 2022 WSLC Constitutional Convention
“There is great potential to grow a pro-union climate plan in Washington that addresses the climate crisis at scale and grows and builds the labor movement,” said Lara Skinner, Director of the Labor Leading on Climate program at Cornell.
Equity in Focus: Building a Diverse, Inclusive Clean Energy Workforce
ILR’s Worker Institute and the US DOL–Women’s Bureau brought together researchers, policy makers, practitioners, unions, and advocates to share research and practice on how the U.S. can tackle the climate crisis and create high-quality union jobs for women and frontline communities of color.
Zach Cunningham, Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate (LLC), Training & Education Associate, reflects on his year-long leadership development program with Cornell’s National Labor Leadership Initiative and how he will apply his learnings within the LLC program.
Lara Skinner, Director of Labor Leading on Climate Initiative Cornell University ILR School spoke with The Kleinman Center for Energy Policy the University of Pennsylvania on a podcast: "Organized Labor Sees Promise in Transition to Clean Energy.
Skinner participates in a virtual panel on climate change and the future of work, with a focus on the importance of including worker and community voices in shaping and implementing transitions to ensure the potential for just outcomes.
The Climate Jobs Summit on September 21, 2021, will bring together newly established state Climate Jobs coalitions, labor leaders, union climate activists, environmental and environmental justice advocates, clean-energy developers, policymakers, educators, scientists, and all who want to build the clean-energy economy of tomorrow with good union jobs.
Virtual Boston Labor Conference: Labor, Climate Change, and Political hosted by the Labor Resource Center (LRC)
On Friday, March 12, the Labor Resource Center at the University of Massachusetts Boston hosted the Virtual Boston Labor Conference: Labor, Climate Change, and Political featuring the Worker Institute's Lara Skinner.