Through its research and analysis, IPLCE equips labor movement, climate justice, community leaders and activists with relevant and up-to-date facts and arguments they can use to inform and mobilize their peers and constituencies.
TUED’s series of “Working Papers” expands and clarifies the network’s collective understanding of the scientific, economic, ecological, policy and political realities, and the strategic opportunities available to unions to advance the interests of working people and communities (this is because the subject is “series” which takes the singular form).
- Preparing a Public Pathway: Confronting the Investment Crisis in Renewable Energy, Working Paper #10, November 2017
- Energy Transition: Are We Winning? Working Paper #9, January 2017
- Up From Development-A Framework for Energy Transition in India ,Working Paper #8: November 2016
For all past Working Papers, visit TUED’s website.
IPLCE produces a column, “Earth to Labor: Dispatches from the Climate Battleground” written by Sean Sweeney and published in the journal, New Labor Forum. These columns highlight pressing issues and struggles concerning labor, energy and climate change. including the rising global opposition to fossil fuels and the “extreme energy” agenda.
- “A Bridge to Somewhere? Progressive Democrats’ ‘Climate Ambition’ Must Confront Energy Realities” Sean Sweeney, New Labor Forum, (Winter 2018)
- “When Stopping Coal Plant Closures Makes Environmental Sense” Sean Sweeney, New Labor Forum, (Fall 2017)
- “Why Clinton’s Embrace of the United States as an Energy Superpower Should Matter to Those Seeking to Reform the Democratic Party” Sean Sweeney, New Labor Forum, (Spring 2017)
For all past “Earth to Labor” columns, visit New Labor Forum’s website.
IPLCE/TUED regularly produces original policy memos and strategy briefing documents aimed to inform and sharpen deliberations across the labor movement and among labor, environmental and climate justice activists and organizations, and to help formulate concrete policy and political interventions that can advance the struggle for climate justice, energy democracy, and Just Transition.