Originally published in Labour \ Le Travail, Issue 74, Fall 2014, pp. 334-346.
Climate@Work, Edited by Carla Lipsig-Mummé (Halifax and Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing 2013)
Climate@Work is the first publication of Work in a Warming World (W3), one of the most far reaching and necessary research programs to understand and offer solutions regarding the impact of climate change and policy on work and workers. The project was initiated in 2008 and, in 2010, received funding for another six years. Director of the project and editor of this volume, Carla Lipsig-Mummé states the first question the project asked was “what do we really know about the impact and implications of climate change and policies to climate change for jobs in Canada?” (8) Over time the project has broadened its scope to explore “what is being done to adapt the world of work to lower its greenhouse emissions? What role can labour play?” (9)… Read the full review here (PDF)