Part 2: Just transition beyond the industry shutdown scenario
Industry expansion relates to sectors such as public transport, where decarbonisation requires more buses and trains and fewer private car journeys. Industry evolution relates to new sectors, such as solar and offshore wind farms, that are newly emerging and do not have any history of labour relations, but there will not be space to discuss this fourth scenario in this column.
Part 1: Defend and transform–mobilising workers in all sectors for climate justice
Mobilizing the global labour movement for climate justice and just transition is one of the defining challenges of our times. However, for workers in many sectors, it is unclear how climate issues will affect them specifically, and how they should respond.
Multinational Corporations and COVID-19: Intellectual property rights vs. human rights
The multilateral trading system anchored by the WTO is not confined to cross-border trade in physical goods.