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A Trade Union Guide to Just Transition

Social justice must be at the heart of the development of a net-zero carbon economy.

The course covers:

The meaning and history of the term just transition

Why it should be a priority issue

UK and international policies and case studies

Ideas for developing an action plan

It is aimed at trade unionists and anyone wishing to improve their understanding of why just transition should be central to climate change policy.

Climate Change Awareness

This short introductory course is aimed at trade unionists and anyone wishing to develop their understanding of the issues around climate change.

The course is divided into 4 modules. The modules contain background information, short videos, graphs and illustrations.

Module 1:  Climate Change Explained
Module 2:  International Responses
Module 3:  Trade Union Responses
Module 4:  Getting Involved

At the end of each section, there are references and links to additional materials if you want to go further. There are no formal tests and you can work through the materials at your own pace but there are optional quizzes to check your understanding at the end of modules 1, 2 and 3.

Air Quality – a trade union issue

The following issues will be explored in this free online course. It is made up of 3 modules,

Module 1:  The Causes and Health Impacts of Air Pollution
Module 2: The Law and Government Policy
Module 3:  Trade Union Responses and Campaigns