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Tomorrow at Noon: Labor and California Climate Change Legislation: Can Cooling the Climate Also Create Jobs?

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  • Gabriella Condie
    For those interested in Climate Change or economic development, this is tommorrow... ~Gabriella ... Care2 make the world greener! http://toolbar.Care2.com
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 7, 2008
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      For those interested in Climate Change or economic development, this is tommorrow...
      ~Gabriella

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      > Labor and California Climate Change Legislation:
      > Can Cooling the Climate Also Create Jobs?
      >
      > Friday, February 8th, 12 Noon – 1:30 PM
      > UC Berkeley Labor Center, 2521 Channing Way (near Telegraph), Berkeley
      >
      > California’s Global Warming Solutions Act, AB 32, will reduce  
      > California’s greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by the year  
      > 2020. How might this legislation impact California’s economy and  
      > workers? How might certain industries, like transportation,  
      > construction, energy and manufacturing, be impacted? And what can be  
      > done to ensure that this legislation creates high-quality jobs in  
      > California rather than sending jobs to states with less stringent  
      > environmental regulations? Come learn how you can have a positive  
      > effect on the implementation of AB 32.
      >
      > Featured Speakers:
      >
      > *Peter Cooper, California Labor Federation Workforce and Economic  
      > Development Program Senior Manager
      > *Carla Din, Apollo Alliance Western Regional Field Director
      > *Jay Hansen, State Building and Construction Trades Council  
      > Legislative Director
      > *Andrew Hoerner, Redefining Progress Sustainable Economics Program  
      > Director
      >
      > Sponsored by the Apollo Alliance, California Labor Federation  
      > Workforce & Economic Development Program, Redefining Progress, and  
      > the UC Berkeley Labor Center.
      >
      > Information: 510-642-6371; andreabuffa@...; http://laborcenter.berkeley.edu
      >
      >
      >



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