Thursday, September 3, 2015

September 3 News Update

Avoiding an oil train explosion shouldn't be a matter of luck
Coal ash contains radioactive contaminants: US study
Climate: World failing to meet 2C target, say analysts
Shell president: 'Oil will be required for a long time'
Indonesia to cut emissions by 29 percent in 2030
National emissions plans too weak to limit climate change: study
Wa. sues DOE over Hanford nuke waste
500 attend Edmonton climate change forum
California: Coal Dropped From Public Pension Funds *

Indian workers shout slogans as they gather to protest during
      a nationwide strike in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.
      Normal life was affected in various parts of India due to a
      daylong strike against Prime Minister Narendra Modi led
      government's proposed labor reforms. (AP Photo/Rafiq
Millions strike in India over 'anti-labour' reforms

Low-Income Workers See Biggest Drop in Paychecks *

Long Beach workers ratify labor deal with city
Postal workers' dispute boils over ahead of Labor Day
Migrant child's body on beach shocks Europe
Teachers’ strike in Kenya
Bid to override veto of arbitration bill fails in Illinois House
German unemployment steady at historic low in August
Republicans lack votes to defund Planned Parenthood: McConnell
Anger over China’s Deadly Workplaces after Warehouse Explosion
Chicago school hunger strike drags on
Steelworkers continue working as contract expires
NLRB Charges GE with Unfair Labor Practices
SEIU battles over Bernie
What 20th-Century Alabama Communists Can Teach Black Lives Matter
UK living wage increase set to benefit more than 3m women
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar called Trump a bully to women and journalists
With U.S. Factory and Transit Deal, Inroad for Chinese Rail Firm *
Walmart to Reopen 5 Stores Named in Union Complaint *

Stories from the New York Times will be followed with a *. The Times pay wall policy allows free access to only about ten articles a month.

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