For a report on the Climate Jobs Caravan up to now see here.
Can't make it to these events ? - email or write to your MP and ask them to sign EDM 65 which supports the Caravan.
LONDON - Friday 25th
7pm Friends Meeting House, St. Martin's Lane, (off Trafalgar Square) A chance to catch the excitement the Climate Jobs Caravan has been generating across the country as it has visited over 25 towns and cities with its message that investment in climate jobs can help solve both the economic and environmental crises.
Tony Kearns (Sen. Dep. Gen Sec of CWU),
Jean Lambert MEP, (Green Party),
Murad Qureshi (Chair, GLA Environmental Committee),
Professor Barbara Harris-White (Million Climate Jobs Report),
Suzanne Jeffery (Chair, Campaign against Climate Change Trade Union group),
Saci Lloyd (author),
Graham Thompson, (Greenpeace)
Graham Petersen (UCU), George Barda (Occupy, London)
And join us at lunchtime:
The nationwide tour comes to an end with a demand that Chris Grayling, the Minister for Work and Pensions, gets serious about job creation. Join us and the Caravan for a colourful lunchtime event.
One Million Jobs, Now Minister!
12.30pm, Dept of Work & Pensions, Tothill St, SW1H 9NA
MANCHESTER- Friday 25 May
Meet the Caravan and find out more about Climate Jobs:
10.30 - 3.30 - Piccadilly Gardens, Queen Victoria Statue 4.00 - 5.30 - Cavendish St, corner of Oxford Road 6.30 - 7.00 - Albert Square
Join the Caravan cycle tour around the town and the universities: 6.00 from Cavendish Street, corner of Oxford Road
Public Meeting at 7pm in Friends Meeting House, Mount St, speakers include Richard Lease, leader of Manchester Council & Martin Empson (CaCC TU group) Further information from email@example.com
For a report on the Climate Jobs Caravan up to nowsee here.
All about the Million Climate Jobs Caravan ............
Helping solve the climate & economic crises
On Saturday 12 May, the Climate Jobs Caravantour of Britain started, with two caravans setting off simultaneously from London and Edinburgh. Organised by the Campaign against Climate Change Trade Union Group and based on the Million Climate Jobs report, produced with the assistance of the CWU, PCS, TSSA & UCU trade unions, the Caravan will highlight how creating climate jobs can help us tackle the twin crises of the economy and climate change. There is an inspiring 10 minutevideo that sets out what we can achieve.
Route 112 May – Edinburgh 13 May – Newcastle 14 May – Derby 15 May – Leeds 16 May – Stoke-on-Trent 18 May – Sheffield 19 May – Liverpool 20 May – Huddersfield 21 May – Bolton 22 May – Wigan 23 May – Blackpool 24 May – Lancaster 25 May – Manchester
Route 212 May – London 13 May – Coventry 14 May – Cardiff 15 May – Birmingham 16 May – Cambridge 17 May – Norwich 18 May – Oxford 21 May – Southampton 22 May – Portsmouth 23 May – Brighton 24 May – Redhill 25 May – London