Trade and climate change

There’s an unacknowledged elephant in the climate change debate: trade agreements. These agreements are major unrecognised obstacles to what would otherwise be urgent, rational and fair mitigation or adaptation measures to climate change.A conflict is certain between...

The One Million Climate Jobs Campaign

We are facing a global environmental crisis and a global economic crisis. We need solutions to both – now.About the One Million Climate Jobs CampaignThe Million Climate Jobs Campaign is an alliance of labour, social movements and other civil society organisations in...

Job protection leads to shrinking workforce

Brian Kantor, the chief strategist and economist at Investec Wealth and Investment, responds to the debate about wages and productivity between Dick Forslund from AIDC, Simon Eppel from SACTWU and Loane Sharp from Adcorp (published in Business Report, December 13, 14...