By addressing climate change and getting the systems we rely on prepared for climate change, we can create good jobs for workers, make our systems more efficient and reduce pollution, and protect our families and communities.
A groundbreaking new report from the AFL-CIO and the BlueGreen Alliance released today shows the economic and environmental benefits of accelerating the timeline for repairing leak-prone sections of our nation’s natural gas pipeline distribution system.
President Obama unveiled several initiatives that will support state, local, and tribal leaders in preparing their communities for the impacts of climate change. The BlueGreen Alliance's Kim Glas released a statement applauding the effort.
In four roundtables held in California, Louisiana, Washington and Texas, 97 workers represented by the United Steelworkers and members of the Sierra Club participated in the drafting of a common position on the future of oil.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) Loan Program plays a critical role in rebuilding U.S. manufacturing and to date has created or saved more than 35,000 direct manufacturing jobs.
The Ban Poisonous Additives (BPA) Act of 2014, introduced by Sen. Edward Markey, D‐Mass., and Reps. Lois Capps, D-Calif. and Grace Meng, D-N.Y., will remove BPA from food packaging, label food packaging that still contains BPA.