The international community shares today more scientific evidence than it needs to inform decision making on climate change. The impacts on peoples’ lives, livelihoods and prosperity if we fail to act now will be calamitous. Yet the opportunities for social progress and decent work behind an ambitious climate protection agenda are such that it would be irrational to let go this unique time in history where we can still solve the problem.
The ITUC has just released its contribution for COP20 in Lima, Peru, outlining the key demands of the trade union movement to governments meeting at the UNFCCC.
Have a look at our concrete proposals!