Tomorrow at Noon: Labor and California Climate Change Legislation: Can Cooling the Climate Also Create Jobs?
- For those interested in Climate Change or economic development, this is tommorrow...
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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
> Californias Global Warming Solutions Act, AB 32, will reduce
> Californias greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by the year
> 2020. How might this legislation impact Californias 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
> 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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