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>>


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