Labor Unions & Environmentalists: Ensuring the Future for Generations to Come

Labor Unions and EnvironmentalistsJune 10, 2014 – Segment 2

We host a dialogue between labor unions and environmental organizations, addressing the question: How do we ensure the future of our earth for generations to come? With: Joe Uehlein, Founding President and Executive Director of the Labor Network for Sustainability and Voices for a Sustainable Future, former Secretary Treasurer of the AFL-CIO’s Industrial Union Department, and former Director of the AFL-CIO Center for Strategic Campaigns; Jim Strong, District 8 Sub-District Maryland Director of the United Steelworkers; Mike Lewis, Financial Officer of the United Steelworkers Local Union 9477, who worked at Sparrows Point for 34 years; and Mike Tidwell, Founder and Director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network and author of The Ravaging Tide: Strange Weather, Future Katrinas, and the Race to Save America’s Coastal Cities.