The international trade union movement is speaking out with deep concern following US President Donald Trump’s announcement about US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.
Canadian unions are committed to playing our part in the fight to slow global warming and keep our planet viable for future generations. Our priority is working with employers and governments to ensure a just transition to a carbon-free economy that supports displaced workers and creates millions of good, green jobs.
Unions can lead on climate change
Issues and Research
Earth Day is an international call to action to protect the environment. With 2017 being celebrated as the150th anniversary of Canadian confederation, it is an opportunity to ask ourselves: What...
The CLC welcomes the federal government’s announcement of an ambitious initiative to tackle climate change through proposed carbon pricing.
The world’s climate is changing, but something else is changing too: the will to act on this crisis has never been stronger.
VANCOUVER – On the eve of the March 3 First Ministers' meeting in Vancouver, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is proposing a plan that will help Canada reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by one...
The Paris COP21 Climate Change Summit has culminated in an agreement that commits governments to the long-term goal of limiting...