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.
The U.S. formally submitted its pledge to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to reduce national greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28 percent below 2005 levels. The BlueGreen Alliance released the following statement.
BlueGreen Alliance leaders applauded a Department of Energy announcement of a $259 million loan that will help Alcoa retool what will become one of the largest automotive grade aluminum facilities in North America and add 200 good jobs.
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.
Passenger Rail & Transit Rail Manufacturing in the U.S.—from the Environment Law and Policy Center and the BlueGreen Alliance shows transit and passenger rail systems support extensive manufacturing businesses and jobs across the country.
Before the President Obama delivers his State of the Union address, the BlueGreen Alliance is putting forward five priorities for 2015 to create quality, family-sustaining jobs and protect the environment.
Climate Works for All: A Platform for Reducing Emissions, Protecting Our Communities, and Creating Good Jobs for New Yorkers is an eye-opening report about the potential for creating good jobs making New York City more sustainable and resilient.