SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Friday, August 9

Time: 12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Session 026: Sustainability, Green Jobs, and Justice
Room: Hudson Suite

Sponsors: Environment and Technology
Labor Studies

Organizer, Presider &

Discussant: Todd E. Vachon, Rutgers University

Papers:

“Are Union Members More or Less Likely to be Environmentalists: Some Evidence from National Surveys,” Todd E. Vachon, Rutgers University and Jeremy Brecher, Labor Network for Sustainability

“Environmental Justice: Averting the Environmental Apocalypse,” Angus Nurse, Middlesex University

“Labor Implications of Changing Environmental Consciousness: A Case Study of Single-use Plastics,” Ryan Ricciardi, George Washington University

“Power to the People: Toward Democratic Control of Electric Power Generation,” Sean Sweeney, City University of New York and Todd E. Vachon, Rutgers University