Labor, Environmental Leaders Call for Just Transition Language in Paris Climate Agreement

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.

November 3, 2015

The leaders also strongly encouraged him to ensure that language remains operational in the final agreement. Broadly, the leaders expressed a collective desire for action on climate change that builds resilient infrastructure, improves community health and safety, safeguards wildlife, and strengthens and creates economic opportunities and sustainability  for all citizens.

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