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Labor Leading Climate
Climate Jobs Institute Launch Celebrated
Union leaders, elected officials, non-profit organizations and others across the nation are lauding the growth of the ILR School initiative.
New Report from Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate Provides Roadmap to Exceed NYC Climate Goals, Create Over 1 Million Jobs
A new report released today by Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate in collaboration with the Climate Jobs NY coalition outlines a comprehensive climate jobs action plan for NYC to fight the climate crisis, make NYC safer and address racial and economic inequity by investing in a pro-worker renewable energy transition.
A Just Transition? On Brooklyn's Waterfront, Oil Companies and Community Activists Join Together to Create an Offshore Wind Proj
New York requires that all major renewable energy developments meet prevailing wage agreements and local or national procurement guidelines that encourage domestic manufacturing. But Lara Skinner, director of the Labor Leading on Climate Initiative at the Worker Institute, says other states are far behind.
Offshore wind is the exciting growth area for technology and jobs. According to Lara Skinner, director of the labor leading on climate initiative, while unions are connected to the installation of wind turbines, there is room for tremendous growth in manufacturing and assembly as well.