Averting catastrophic climate change and adapting to changes that are now unavoidable must be paramount. World governments are responsible for taking necessary, immediate steps to curb greenhouse gas emissions and minimize the impact of global warming.
Labor and environmental leaders wrote to U.S. climate envoy Todd Stern to thank him for supporting inclusion of Just Transition language in negotiating text for the eventual Paris agreement.
America’s Energy Transition: A Case Study in the Past and Present of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Power Sector ooks back at the Hatfield’s Ferry and Mitchell Power Stations shutdowns in southwestern Pennsylvania
Managing the Employment Impact of Energy Transition in Pennsylvania Coal Country examines the broader southwest Pennsylvania region and looks at four scenarios on how our energy mix will change over time.
At a hearing in Pittsburgh, PA, the BlueGreen Alliance's Regional Program Manger for Pennsylvania Khari Mosley testified in favor of proposed standards to reduce methane emissions from the energy sector.
After the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan was officially published in the Federal Register, the BlueGreen Alliance released the following statement from Executive Director Kim Glas
"Congress’ unrelenting attacks on workers and our environment continued with their vote today to lift the crude oil export ban," said BlueGreen Alliance Executive Director Kim Glas.
Members of the BlueGreen Alliance today testified during the EPA’s Pittsburgh hearing, and afterwards held a labor roundtable on proposed standards to reduce methane emissions from the energy sector.
The labor and environmental leaders of the BlueGreen Alliance urged Members of Congress to heed the Pope’s message for action on climate change and to help address income inequality in the U.S. and across the world.