The Climate Jobs Caravan is ready to roll and is visiting Sheffield on Fri 18th and Sat 19 May!
There will be three linked events in Sheffield:
TUDOR SQUARE – CLIMATE JOB CENTRE – Friday 18th May 12-6pm
The Climate Jobs promotional vehicle will be in Tudor Square. There are films about climate jobs, launch of local singer song writer Chrystine Moon’s new DVD, promotional materials and a ‘Climate Job Centre’ to give details about the real climate jobs that can be created. Julie Dore, leader of Sheffield City Council will be visiting between 5 and 6 pm.
One Million Climate Jobs – creating the future we want!
There are two national speakers from 7.00 pm: This meeting gives an update on the campaign so far, we aim to open up a debate and to inspire everyone to take this forward. This will take place at the Quaker Meeting House, S1 2EW.
John Stewart, who has been an environmental campaigner for 30 years and chaired the coalition which successfully opposed plans for a third runway at Heathrow and is the current chair of the Campaign against Climate Change and
Martin Mayer, is chair of the Sheffield Anti-Cuts Alliance and President of Sheffield Trades Council. As a member of Unite the Union’s Executive Council and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) he works for public transport jobs and real solutions to climate change.
Workshop: An economy for the 99%: ideas and tools to make it happen’ Saturday 19th May from
10.00 to 12.30
We will continue and deepen the discussion with this workshop organised by the World Development Movement. Workshop leaders include Peter Verity, from the group Positive Money and Dr. Rory Ridley-Duff of Sheffield Hallam University who will talk about co-operatives. The workshop is at the Quaker Meeting House, S1 2EW.
Organised by Sheffield Climate Alliance contact Joan on 0114 2498613
Do you want to help? Do you want to bring a stall? Do you want to book a party of young people to visit the Climate Job Centre? Call Joan
More information on www.climate-change-jobs.org or our Sheffield event page http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/405229559496764/ or check out the videohttp://youtu.be/WAO2Oa5iWa8