Global warming at work: how climate change affects the economy and labour

December 9, 2013 at 11:52 am Leave a comment

Some jobs will change; others may disappear. Still, experts at a climate change and labour conference say environmental protection needn’t come at the expense of the economy.. ..More in THIS recent Toronto Star article by Raveena Aulakh.

The topic of employment is expanded further by author Paul Glover, who explains the ideal of deep green jobs: “The deepest green jobs do even more than sharply cut fossil fuel dependence, and provide more than a paycheck. They serve the broader social mission to shift economic power toward lower-income neighborhoods. They replace the Poverty Industry (charity, police, courts, jails) with worker-owned neighborhood light industries. They enable low-skilled neighbors to employ one another to create work that lowers their living expenses.”   Read his inspirational post HERE>>

Advertisements

Entry filed under: Business, Climate, Economy.

Active Transportation Interest Group Has An Amazing Web Page No climate-change deniers to be found in the reinsurance business

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Make a donation
Find local resources

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 153 other followers

Recent Posts

Transition Network
Transition Initiatives Primer

Archives


%d bloggers like this: