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Title Climate change and labour : the need for a "just transition" / International Labour Office.
Imprint Geneva : International Labour Office, 2010.

Series International journal of labour research, 2076-9806 ; v. 2, issue 2
International journal of labour research ; v. 2, issue 2.
Subject Climatic changes -- Economic aspects.
Environmental policy -- Economic aspects.
Alt Name International Labour Office.
International Labour Office. Bureau for Workers' Activities.
International Labour Organization.
Add Title Climate change and labor
Description 1 online resource (pages 119-318) : color illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface / Dan Cunniah -- Building a just transition: the linkages between climate change and employment / Anabella Rosemberg -- Workers' rights in climate change policies: the case of adaptation programmes in small island developing states / Nazmul Huq and Jean Hugé -- Climate change, poverty and migration processes in Chiapas, Mexico / Laura Elena Ruiz Meza -- Employment opportunities from climate change mitigation policies in the Netherlands / Jerry van den Berge -- BlueGreen Alliance: building a coalition for a green future in the United States / David Foster -- The greening of the offshore energy sector in the North Sea / Miguel Esteban, David Leary, Qi Zhang, Agya Utama and Keiichi Ishihara -- The foundations for extending green jobs: the case of the rail-based mass transit sector in North America / Jonathan Michael Feldman -- Supporting a just transition: the role of international labour standards / Lene Olsen.
Summary Climate change is now widely acknowledged as one of the great - if not the greatest - challenges facing humanity in the coming decades. Through its impact on average temperature, precipitations and sea levels, it will endanger the livelihood of hundreds of millions and impose increasing costs on our societies if nothing is done.
ISBN 9789221254799 (electronic bk.)
9221254798 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 769190077


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