Climate Justice Toolkit
Flyers & teaching resources for educators, unions
Distribute this topnotch suite of five flyers at your union meetings and use them in your classroom too. Help spread the word about the CFT Climate Justice campaign.
NEW CFT RESOURCE!
This primer from the Labor and Climate Justice Education Committee provides a big picture overview of the climate change crisis and encourages educators and others to take positive steps that will build resiliency for our students and labor. Developing ways to adapt to the changes in climate are part of an essential paradigm shift that will provide students, labor, and to a larger extent, humanity, the greatest opportunity to have a healthy, productive, and sustainable future.
AFT American Educator: This special issue features numerous inspired articles including how to teach climate change in a polarized environment and how to teach using short stories.
AFT Share My Lesson: Climate change lessons and resources from AFT’s premiere website Share My Lesson. The collection includes the science of climate change, endangered species, resource depletion, and stories of human activism.
The following resolutions crafted by the Labor and Climate Justice Education Committee have been passed by delegates to CFT Conventions in recent years.
In support of a Green New Deal
March 24, 2019
Teaching climate literacy in the schools
March 25, 2018
Committing CFT to a climate justice agenda
March 13, 2016
These stories describe CFT’s groundbreaking positions on climate justice.
CFT becomes first U.S. union to
adopt Climate Justice
Read about the work of the CFT Climate Justice Task Force
Climate justice: CFT becomes first statewide union committed to
CFT Convention delegates pass Resolution 29
Find all of our member stories related to climate justice in the CFT Newsroom.
Teachers Unions Could Move the Climate Strikes Into Phase
In These Times, November 4, 2019
and Imperial Counties Environmental Caucus
The first labor organization in the nation to adopt a climate justice agenda. Find the group’s mission statement and other resources here.
Labor Network for
The organized voice within the labor movement for policies that are ecologically sustainable while also advancing the movement for good jobs and a just transition for workers and communities hurt by the effects of climate change and by the transition to renewable energy.