We interview Godfrey Moase from CoPower, a cooperative electricity provider that directs a portion of its funds to community projects.
Climate change impacts all workers. Limiting global warming to 1.5°C will make a tangible difference. Here are five reasons why 1.5°C is trade union business!
“Global justice is a process of both identifying problems and a system, and building the campaigns and political movements that can unite people within countries but also across countries.”
As both a unionist and climate activist, Steph Cunio is adamant that “there’s no way we’re going to win on climate change unless we bring the union movement along.” This task of building concerted action between unionists and climate activists is now Steph’s number one priority. Because if we don’t win, Steph says, “we’re not going to have a world.”
The response to the climate crisis is not handouts, but campaigns for land rights, food sovereignty, sustainable agriculture, and access to water by defending the rights of rural women, farm workers, and small-scale farmers.