Climate

This plan shows how Australia could have 395,000 new jobs

Date Published: 14/10/2021
Category: Climate

On Thurs 14 October, Australian Unions, and ACF, WWF-Australia, and BCA released a new report, Sunshot: Australia’s opportunity to create 395,000 clean export jobs. This report charts a path for the country through the global transition to net-zero that delivers hundreds of thousands of new jobs. The report finds that Australia’s largest clean export opportunities…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/10/14/this-plan-shows-how-australia-could-have-395000-new-jobs/

Prime Minister can expect a chilly reception on climate at the G7 meeting

Date Published: 10/06/2021
Category: Climate

Scott Morrison’s refusal to commit to ambitious emission targets will not be welcomed by G7 world leaders, writes Mark Wakeham

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/10/prime-minister-can-expect-a-chilly-reception-on-climate-at-the-g7-meeting/

“I worry about the planet dying” – why this 8-year-old is on strike…again

Date Published: 21/05/2021
Category: Climate

School students around the country went on strike for the climate today. We talked to a young activist about why they joined the protest.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/05/21/i-worry-about-the-planet-dying-why-this-8-year-old-is-on-strikeagain/

In Joe Biden’s America, climate transition goes hand in hand with job creation

Date Published: 23/04/2021
Category: Analysis Climate

Our international partners are getting on with transitioning to a zero-carbon economy, showing climate transition can go hand in hand with job creation, but the Morrison government continue to make excuses for their inaction.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/23/climate-transition-goes-hand-in-hand-with-job-creation/