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Environment/Climate Change

December 4, 2019

The struggle to achieve environmental sustainability must be inextricably linked to efforts to oppose inequality in all its forms.

December 2, 2019

This group of backgrounders highlights some of the interconnected elements of environmental degradation and climate change, the effects of which we are already seeing in Canada and around the world.

November 29, 2019

The National Union is releasing a series of backgrounders on environmental challenges facing Canadians.

November 26, 2019

“The security and prosperity of Canada, and a sustainable future for generations to come, depend on it.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

November 4, 2019

Polling shows that climate change was one of the key issues of the campaign.

September 27, 2019

In the face of the climate emergency, workers and their unions must take action to ensure a more just and sustainable future. As the young climate strikers have underscored, we have an obligation to act — not only for ourselves, but for generations to come.

September 26, 2019

National Union releases a Voter's Guide factsheet on Environment and Climate Change. While each of the main political parties has something to say about action on climate change and environmental sustainability, their commitments vary in ambition.

September 24, 2019

“Whether it’s income inequality, climate change, labour rights, health care, or housing, what happens in this federal election will have a huge impact on this country and our future.”  — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

September 16, 2019

“We stand in solidarity with the young people at the forefront of demanding meaningful action on climate change” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

April 30, 2019

What links tax havens to flooding and wildland fires is the response we hear all too often when money is needed to respond to climate change — "there isn’t the money."