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Tackling climate change to improve workers’ lives. 

Transport is a significant and growing source of carbon emissions, so transport unions need to have their say on emissions and climate change. 

The ITF is committed to supporting and coordinating trade union initiatives on climate change. We’ve developed a programme of work following our climate conference in Mexico City – we’d love for you to be involved.

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News | 18 Nov 2021

Transport workers demand governments get climate action back on track after COP26

COP26 has made one thing clear: the struggle of trade unions globally for climate justice is more important than ever after the Glasgow climate conference fell...

News | 10 Nov 2021 Press Release

UN Global Compact and shipping industry confirm formation of ‘people-centred’ Task Force to ensure Just Transition to net-zero

Glasgow, 10 November 2021 – In a landmark moment for maritime workers the formation of a Just Transition Maritime Task Force has been agreed to drive...

News | 05 Nov 2021

Transport workers and their unions are showing up at COP: We demand climate action and decent work

The COP26 Summit is underway in Glasgow and trade unionists and activists are in the thick of the proceedings. This week is our opportunity to drive home the...

News | 05 Nov 2021 Press Release

Global Maritime Forum backs ITF just transition plan in new employer-union climate alliance

A clear, common purpose is emerging in the shipping industry for stronger action on climate change ahead of COP26 in Glasgow this week. The Global Maritime Forum...

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