One of the most vocal civil society groups here is the ITUC – the International Trade Union Confederation. They are here to call for green jobs and skills, social protection, a financial transactions tax, and strong action on climate. More on that in another post, but in the meantime, take 20 mins to watch this excellent video which challenges the false labor / environment dichotomy and shares stories and best practices from around the world.
About the authorHanna Thomas
Green Jobs Director at The Otesha Project UK, leading the work of the East London Green Jobs Alliance. MSc Climate Change & Policy. Tracking the negotiations through a grassroots lens! Rio+20 Fellow.