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PROGRAM (updated Thursday 0820 a.m.)
1300 - lunch - welcome and introductions, goals of the meeting
1400 - 1500 Analysis: TUED analysis continues to generate attention, but is it consistent with the facts?
TUED paper for COP 24, titled When "Green" Doesn't Grow: Time to Confront the Failures of Profit-Driven Climate Policy."
Action: National and Regional Reports (list still in formation)1515-1615
*Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA): Report from TUCA conference in Costa Rica and the "de-privatization of energy" commitment. Next steps for PLADA.
*Merger of power sector unions in the Philippines behind "Energy Democracy" (Report from Sentro)
*What can we learn from Just Transition efforts in Canada? (Report from Canadian unions)
*Developments in the UK: report on union and Labour Party discussions on public ownership (report from PCS-UK)
* Europe's energy package and union approaches (report from EPSU)
*After COP24: the struggle for Poland's energy future (report from Kadra, Poland)
*The (tentative) launch of TUED-United States and the Sunrise Movement (Irene Shen and John Treat -- TUED)
1615-1715: Building Alliances Around Clear Programmatic Goals, Open Discussion
Perspectives from Energy Democracy Allies (Transform Europe, FOE-Europe, TNI)Open discussion