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Unite union leader on the struggle against climate change, and for socialism

By Mike Treen, national director of the Unite union (New Zealand) December 2, 2013 — Daily Blog, posted at Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal with the author’s permission — The continuing pretense that world governments will do anything about climate change was exposed once more at the latest round of climate negotiations held in Poland November 11-22. This was the 19th round of annual negotiations. It is 21 years since the Earth Summit in Rio in 1992. Emissions are 60-70% higher than they were then. Global warming has proceeded at an accelerating pace. As a great article by economic historian Richard Smith notes…

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