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‘Ethically green’ company exploits prisoners and sacks workers

August 23, 2012
'Ethical' solar panel installation firm Becoming Green has been bussing in 23 inmates from HMP Prescoed, a men’s open prison in Monmouthshire, Wales, to staff…
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Positive result for waste recycling staff

July 20, 2012
A decision to instigate compulsory redundancies was reversed by employers of Sheffield’s five household recycling centres early this month after staff went on indefinite strike…
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Jobs and Climate petition used in Derby

June 6, 2012
We in Derby adapted the Sheffield petition (as found in the Briefing Sheets section of this site). The tweak has been slight, but we are keen…
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One Million Climate Jobs Caravan: The journey

June 1, 2012
The stories and photos from the climate jobs caravan tour are now up on the Campaign against Climate Change website. They're worth browsing through, if only to see…
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Climate Jobs Caravan: Final rally

May 20, 2012
FINAL RALLY Friday 25 May, 7pm Friends Meeting House, St. Martin's Lane, London (off Trafalgar Square) A chance to catch the excitement generated across the country…
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Launch of the ‘Alliance for Jobs and Climate’: Progress report

April 17, 2012
We in the Climate Alliance have been very aware of the need to narrow the gap between those who are active in the jobs front, in…
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Birmingham Friends of the Earth get down to business

April 5, 2012
I want to tell you about a meeting that was organised by Friends of the Earth in Birmingham on March the 20th. It was one…
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What happened to the Greenest Government ever?

March 22, 2012
Here are some climate comments about the UK Budget 2012 Friends of the Earth’s executive director, Andy Atkins: “This budget sticks two fingers up at…
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Tackling Climate Change AND the Economy

January 14, 2012
On Tuesday 10 January the Climate Alliance organised a meeting on Tackling Climate Change and the Economy. This was a working meeting, in the Houses…
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Demonstrate in Derby against railway manufacturing job losses

July 18, 2011
It looks like the Government in its wisdom has decided to award the contract for building the Thames Link railway carriages to Siemens, not Bombardier.…
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Britain’s Private Militas

April 19, 2011
The Ratcliffe miscarriage of justice shows that we need a sweeping reform of the police. By George Monbiot. Published on the Guardian’s website, 19th April…
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