Labor Network for Sustainability

Labor Network for Sustainability is dedicated to engaging trade unions, workers and our allies to support economic, social, and environmental sustainability. LNS provides a community for those in the labor and sustainability movements and their allies who care about economic justice, ecology, and equality. Our members are helping labor become a force for advancing worker interests – while advancing the broader social good.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Let's Fight for the Energy and Jobs Program We Really Need
The Labor Network for Sustainability (LNS) released a briefing paper today critiquing the Trump administration's energy policies a day after the release of the "Energy Independence Executive Order". Among other things the order directs the EPA to rewrite the Clean Power Plan and "requests that the...
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
New LNS Report: Protect the Climate, Save Money, and Create Jobs
Today labor and environmental organizations released a new report, The Clean Energy Future: Protecting the Climate, Creating Jobs and Saving Money , showing that the United States can reduce greenhouse gas [GHG] emissions 80 percent by 2050 -- while adding half-a-million jobs and saving Americans...
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Monday, July 07, 2014
Unions Backing Historical Peoples Climate March
Delegates to Connecticut State Council of Machinists (CSCM) conference at the end of June voted unanimously to endorse and participate in the historic People’s Climate March set for Sunday, September 21, 2014 in Manhattan. This was just the most recent of a growing number of union endorsements for the March. New York area locals endorsing the March [ http://peoplesclimate.org/participating-organizations/ ] by June 20 included:
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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Study Shows Maryland Workers Will Be Devastated By Climate Change
A study released today by the Labor Network for Sustainability, a member of the Maryland Climate Coalition, finds that Maryland workers are already facing serious consequences from climate change and will face worse consequences if greenhouse gases are not sharply and rapidly reduced.
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
The Keystone Debate: An Alternative Job Creation Strategy
According to a new report released today by the Labor Network for Sustainability and E3 Network, replacing aging wastewater, drinking water, and gas distributi
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