The third CCC trade union conference took place on Saturday 13th March, at the South Camden Community School, Charrington St, London NW1 1RG. Speakers included Tony Kearns (CWU), Manuel Cortes (TSSA), Chris Baugh (PCS), Prof. Barbara Harriss-White, Jonathan Neale (Million Green Jobs Commission, CCC), John Stewart (HACAN), Graham Petersen (UCU), and Larry Lohman (Cornerhouse).
Thousands came togther for the Climate Emergency Rally at the start of the UK's biggest day of climate protest, yet, on 5th December, the Saturday before the opening of the Copenhagen Climate Talks. They came to demand immediate and radical action on climate from the UK government.
The rally's key demands were:
- Declaration of a Climate Emergency
- 10% cuts by end 2010
- A million green jobs by end 2010
- Ban domestic flights
- 55 mph speed limit – scrap the roads program
- End Agrofuel use