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“’Blue is the New Green’ – Labor Unions Tackle the Climate Crisis.”

July 27 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Register here for online attendance at this July 27 program.

Program topic: Around the globe, people are organizing and uniting to deal with the looming crisis of climate change.  How are labor unions and environmental organizations working together to create and support effective, inclusive climate solutions?

How can we ensure that climate solutions deliver good jobs and a more equitable economy?  What challenges and opportunities do unions face in this time of major energy and technological transition?

To help answer these questions, the West Virginia Center on Climate Change (“WV3C”) will present a live, audience-interactive online Zoom webinar program – on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. 

The title of the program is “’Blue is the New Green’ – Labor Unions Tackle the Climate Crisis.” Register here for online attendance at this July 27 program.

The main speaker will be Jessica Eckdish, Vice President of Legislation & Federal Affairs at the BlueGreen Alliance (“BGA”). The BGA is a national partnership of labor unions and environmental organizations working to solve today’s environmental challenges in ways that create and maintain quality jobs and build a clean, strong, and equitable economy. Jessica directs BGA’s federal legislative, policy, and partnership efforts in Washington, D.C., including leading the organization’s work on climate, energy, and infrastructure issues. 

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from UC Santa Barbara, and a Master of Arts in Global Environmental Policy from the School of International Service at American University.

Register here for online attendance at this July 27 program.

Registrants receive a Zoom link to attend the online program, and reminder emails. A video recording will be available for registrants who cannot attend.

Thanks to the Appalachian Stewardship Foundation and the Dunn Foundation for making this program possible!  For more information, go to https://wvclimate.org/, or email info@wvclimate.org