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    • CUPW Environmental Projects 

      Allen, Sarah (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2022-04-30)
    • Canadian Labour Unions and Climate Change: Selected Documents Published by Canadian Unions 

      Perry, Elizabeth (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2022-05)
      Documents created & published by Canadian labour unions on the topic of climate change and labour.
    • Promoting Climate Literacy in the Skilled Construction Trades: An Innovative Project of the Canadian Building Trades’ Union 

      Calvert, John; Clarke, Linda; Loftus, Lee (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2022-04-30)
      Presentation Overview: Advancing Climate Literacy in Building Trades’ Training Object of the project: promoting climate literacy in the trades’ training system How the project was established The project team: ...
    • Just Green Transitions and Global Labour Organisations 

      Clarke, Linda; Sahin-Dikmen, Melahat (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2021-01)
      Case Study 1: Social partnership and the transition to a bioeconomy: sugar beet production in Denmark Case Study 2: Sustainable forestry in Sweden The report begins with an outline of the research strategy and methods ...
    • European Green Deal > Fit for 55 Package > social dimension 

      Galgóczi, Bela (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2022-04-30)
      The IPCC AR6 report (WG1) made it clear that we are on the verge of the abyss and the 1.5C warming scenario is slipping away; COP26 only demonstrated this What is clear: A fundamental revision of our energy and resource ...
    • The role of governments in addressing climate change: Lessons from the ACW project 

      Mertins-Kirkwood, Hadrian (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2022-04-30)
      Summarizes the CCPA/ACW joint work over the past few years; makes recommendations about the future. 1. Lead by example 2. Regulate a zero emission economy 3. Spend what it takes to win 4. Leave no one behind
    • Archiving ACW: Preserving the work of ACW and related grants 

      Perry, Elizabeth (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2022-04-30)
      Presented at the ACW Team Meeting April 30 2022. Introduces the ACW collection on the YorkSpace platform and the ACW Digital Library in the York University Digital Library
    • Just Transition: What's Exactly in it for Workers 

      Shallhorn, Steve; Ciccarelli, Rick; Lior, Karen (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW); Labour Education Centre, 2022-03)
      The compelling story of coal-fired electricity plant closures in Australia as recountedat an International Confederation of Trade Unions workshop on Just Transition inOctober 2017 was the initial inspiration for the Labour ...
    • Youth, Climate Change and Jobs Youth Institute: Curriculum Kit and Organizer’s Manual 

      Hall, Stefanie (Work in a Warming World (W3), 2012-02)
      Youth, Climate Change and Jobs Institute was created for high school students to engage young Canadians in the issues surrounding climate change and work, and to invite them to participate in imagining then creating solutions ...
    • Green Initiatives database 

      Clarke, Linda; Stevis, Dimitris; Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW) (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2014)
      The Green Initiatives Database covers campaigns, projects, networks, research and training activities in which unions are or have been involved, proactively or reactively, directly or indirectly (but significantly), alone ...
    • ACW Baseline Report: Built Environment 

      Calvert, John (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2015)
      This paper was presented at the Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW) International Workshop in Toronto, Canada, November 2015. The goals of the paper are: 1. To establish the current state of knowledge about the ...
    • After Paris Conference Toronto 2015 - video 5 - Going Green at Work 

      Pearce, Sarah (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2015)
      Presentation by Sarah Pearce, UNISON – The Public Service Union (former TUC “GreenWorkplaces” Project Leader), to the Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces, and Work in a Warming World. International Panel: After Paris: ...
    • After Paris Conference Toronto 2015 - video 4 - Characteristics of green jobs related to renewable energy deployment 

      Mabee, Warren (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2015)
      Presentation by Warren Mabee, Queens University, to the Adapting Canadians Work and Workplaces. International Panel: After Paris: Politics, Climate Change and Labour. Toronto, 2015.
    • ACW Baseline Report: Energy 

      Wood, Trista; Mabee, Warren (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2015)
      Presented at the Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW) International Workshop in Toronto, Canada, November 2015. A review of all energy-related emissions is provided in this report, along with projections of future ...
    • ACW Baseline Sub-Report: Policies and Practices to Promote Work Enhancing Pathways in the Transition to a Low Carbon Economy 

      Steward, Fred (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2015)
      Presented at the Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW) International Workshop in Toronto, Canada, November 2015. This review gives an overview of the European policy context with regard to climate change. An analysis ...
    • After Paris Conference Toronto 2015 - video 2 - Green Unions At Work 

      Laxer, Gordon (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW), 2015)
      Presentation by Gordon Laxer, founding Director of Parkland Institute, to the Adapting Canadians Work and Workplaces. International Panel: After Paris: Politics, Climate Change and Labour. Toronto, 2015.
    • Just Transition and Beyond Just Transition: Canada in Action - Roundtable Summary Report 

      Flynn, Christopher (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW)Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2018-08-27)
      The Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces to Respond to Climate Change project (ACW) brought together 38 representatives from Canadian labour unions, environmental advocacy groups, academics, and progressive policy groups ...
    • Roadmap to a Canadian Just Transition Act: A path to a clean and inclusive economy 

      Mertins-Kirkwood, Hadrian; Duncalfe, Clay (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW)Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2021-04)
      The Roadmap provides an overview of the international research and best practices, and provides a framework and principles for Just Transition. It proposes specific components of model legislation, with an Appendix explaining ...
    • Women and Climate Change Impacts and Action in Canada: Feminist, Indigenous and Intersectional Perspectives 

      Williams, Lewis; Fletcher, Amber; Hanson, Cindy; Neapole, Jackie; Pollack, Marion (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW)Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of WomenAlliance for Intergenerational Resilience, 2018-02)
      The report was produced through a collaboration of the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women and the Alliance for Intergenerational Resilience, with funding from Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces to ...
    • Making Decarbonization Work for Workers: Policies for a just transition to a zero-carbon economy 

      Mertins-Kirkwood, Hadrian (Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces (ACW)Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2018)
      In light of the federal government’s pledge to launch a Task Force on Just Transition in 2018, this report makes a unique contribution by using census data to identify the regions in each province with the greatest reliance ...