100% Renewable Is Feasible And More Cost-Effective Now

By Staff, www.energywatchgroup.org -

By Staff for Energy Watch Group. A global transition to 100% renewable electricity is not a long-term vision, but already a tangible reality, a new groundbreaking study by the Lappeenranta [...]

After Generations In Coal, West Virginians Finding Jobs In Solar

By Jason Margolis for PRI - Nobody from his graduating class is working in coal, says Swiger. “[They’re] honestly working in fast food, or not working at all.” Not Swiger. He has a job installing [...]

1,500 Groups Urge Budget That Invests Health, Jobs & Future

By Staff, www.chn.org -

By Staff of CHN - As Congress begins its work on the FY 2018 budget, we are writing to urge you to ensure that funding is adequate to meet the needs of all people and communities. The undersigned [...]

New Study: Artificial Intelligence Will Alter Humankind In 10 Years

By Lee Camp, www.rt.com/redacted-tonight -

By Lee Camp for Redacted Tonight. Redacted Tonight host Lee Camp has the latest on an impending crisis robots are causing. As jobs are rapidly becoming automated, what will it mean the society of [...]

Restoring The Heartland And Rustbelt

By Steve Ongerth, www.ecology.iww.org -

By Steve Ongerth of the IWW Environmental Unionism Caucus. The world faces a crises of enormous proportions. Global warming, caused by the continued burning of fossil fuels, threatens life on [...]

Clean Energy Employs More People Than Fossil Fuels In Nearly Every U.S. State

By Natasha Geiling, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Natasha Geiling for Think Progress - Nationally, clean energy jobs outnumber fossil fuel jobs by more than 2.5 to 1, according to a new Sierra Club analysis of Department of Energy jobs data. [...]

Solar Accounts For 1 In 50 New U.S. Jobs In 2016

By Avery Palmer, www.thesolarfoundation.org -

By Avery Palmer for The Solar Foundation - WASHINGTON, D.C., February 7, 2016 — The American solar workforce grew at a historic pace in 2016, a year when one out of every fifty new U.S. jobs was [...]

Jobs, Justice, and the Clean-Energy Future

By Jeremy Brecher, www.dollarsandsense.org -

By Jeremy Brecher for Dollars & Sense. A series of reports by the Labor Network for Sustainability (LNS), and partners provides good news: The U.S. can meet the targets for greenhouse gas (GHG) [...]

Food Banks Brace For Long Lines As Thousands Lose Benefits

By Brynne Keith-Jennings, www.cbpp.org -

By Brynne Keith-Jennings for Center for Budget and Policy Priorities. United States - Across the country, food banks and other organizations that serve the needy are preparing for long lines as [...]

Take Action To Stop The TPP This Year

By Staff, www.flushthetpp.org -

By Flush the TPP. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is an international agreement that was negotiated in secret by the Obama administration with the help of hundreds of corporate lawyers from [...]

“Gig Economy”; Another Vicious Attack On Ordinary Working Slobs

By Mike Whitney, www.counterpunch.org -

By Mike Whitney for Counter Punch - “Contrary to the rising-tide hypothesis, the rising tide has only lifted the large yachts, while many of the smaller boats have been dashed on the rocks.” [...]

Lost Opportunity: Jobs, Infrastructure & Water Poisoning

By Dean Baker, www.truth-out.org -

By Dean Baker for Truthout - We all understand the concept of trade-offs. If we spend more of our paycheck on restaurants, then we will have less money for rent. If we spend more time watching [...]

Newsletter: Why Protests Will Continue To Grow

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. This week the reason that there are a growing protest movement and growing disenchantment with government was put on display. The [...]

Go Carbon Free: Protect The Climate, Save Money, Create Jobs

By Staff, www.labor4sustainability.org -

By Staff of Labor Network for Sustainability - Today labor and environmental organizations released a new report, The Clean Energy Future: Protecting the Climate, Creating Jobs and Saving Money, [...]

Newsletter: Movement Mobilizes To Stop The TPP

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Now that the TPP is public, opposition is rising as we see the TPPis actually worse than expected. In an interview with Jaisal Noor of [...]

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