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The climate crisis and ensuring a just transition beyond carbon: the role of trade unions

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What’s on offer?

This event will take place at Queen's University Belfast and will involve panel talks and discussions, followed by a Q&A session on the crucial role of trade unions in climate action.

What’s it about?

This discussion will examine the crucial role of trade unions in ensuring a just transition beyond fossil fuels and creating a sustainable economy.

Who’s leading the event?

This event will be led by John Barry, Professor of Green Political Economy and Co-director of the Centre for Sustainability, Equality and Climate action at Queen's. Panel members will include Hilary Wainwright, University of Bradford, Susan Fitzgerald, Unite the Union’s Regional Industrial Officer for Northern Ireland, and Dr. Stiofán Ó Nualláin, co-director of Trademark Belfast, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions political education and anti-sectarian unit.

Open to

Everyone is welcome

Of particular interest to

Of particular interest to trade union leaders and members

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