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Photo credits to Texas AFL-CIO and New York IBEW Local 3
Welcome to the new CJNRC monthly newsletter. Each month, we’ll share updates and wins from state climate jobs coalitions, timely campaign developments, and relevant press clips. We’re excited to see what 2022 has in store for the climate jobs movement!
New York building trades union members are ready to get to work building the state's first offshore wind farm, South Fork Wind! Last month, the project received final approval from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), and construction begins soon.
Climate Jobs RI released a report authored by experts at Cornell University’s Worker Institute that examines the climate crisis in Rhode Island and outlines a set of science-backed climate jobs recommendations to meet the state’s climate targets and create thousands of good-paying, high-quality jobs that help reverse inequality.
Decarbonizing our schools is critical to meeting our climate targets and creating good union jobs. But it also makes sense for our bottom line. A new memo from CJNRC and UndauntedK12 examines the cost-effectiveness of investing in net-zero schools.
RHODE ISLAND - Support for the Climate Jobs RI coalition’s Green and Healthy Schools campaign surges as the push for school decarbonization garners support from the State Treasurer and State Senate President.