Looking for something to do to tackle climate change AND the Coalition government’s recession-making economic policies?
You can sign the online petition asking the government to “give urgent and serious consideration to the recommendations of the One Million Climate Change Jobs Report”, or you can download a PDF hard copy for people to sign.
You can also hook up with the Climate Change Jobs Caravan, which will visit Leeds on May 15th, Huddersfield on May 20th and Manchester on May 25th. The Huddersfield events look particularly interesting:
Climate Jobs Caravan and MASTT (Marsden and Slaithwaite Transition Town) joint event, Slaithwaite 12.00pm-2.00pm
Outdoor event in the car park opposite Vanilla Bean cafe in the centre of Slaithwaite (Address of Vanilla Bean: 20 Carr Lane, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD7 5AN). Come along to the Caravan for an outdoor film screening of the ‘One Million Climate Jobs’ film, learn about MASTT’s ‘Warmer Homes’ project and find out about the Green Deal.
Climate Caravan Walking Tour of Renewables Newsome with Councillor Andrew Cooper, 3.30-4.45pm.
Meet at Newsome Scout Hut for a walking tour of renewables Newsome with Councillor Andrew Cooper.
Public Meeting ‘The role of government in the race out of carbon’ Arrive at 4.45pm for 5.00pm start (event finishes at 6.30pm) Newome Scout Hut.
Adrian Cruden will be speaking about the New Economic Foundation’s ‘Green New Deal’ report and a variety of different speakers from different political parties will be speaking about the role of government in the race out of carbon and the effect on the economy.