greenwashing - 14 Items Tagged Within News

RMT responds to public funding for green ships
RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said:    “We recognise that shipping and every other part of the transport network needs to decarbonise, including the fleets of crew transfer and other vessels delivering clean energy from renewable offshore sources.    “Unfortunately,...
Region: National
Tagged with: Green Ships, Decarbonisation, RMT, Mick Lynch
RMT suspends June 3 action
Station staff at Euston and Green Park stations have faced bullying and intimidation from a single manager for years, leading to a breakdown of industrial relations. However, following intense negotiations between RMT and tube bosses, an agreement was reached to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Underground, LUL, Tube, Euston, Green Park, Bullying
Tube strike action set for Queen's Jubilee
RMT members at both stations have suffered years of intimidation, bullying and unjustified sackings of colleagues by a manager who has created a toxic atmosphere in the workplace. Strike action is set for June 3 which coincides with the Queen's Jubilee...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Underground, Tube, LUL, TfL, Strike, Euston, Green Park, Bullying,
RMT reaction to two 'Green Freeport' sites for Scotland
Mick Lynch, RMT General Secretary said: "Freeports are fatally flawed because they will be operated in private not public interests and it's sad to see the SNP Government fall for this confidence trick by Boris Johnson's ultra-capitalist Tories. "England's Freeports...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Green Freeport, SNP, Tory, Government, Freeport
Transport and energy workers to protest tomorrow
Marking the three-month anniversary of the beginning of the COP26 Climate Conference  transport and energy workers are to march to the office of the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tomorrow to protest at the betrayal by the SNP / Green Government of...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: COP26, Climate Conference, SNP, Green, Rail, Ferry, Energy
RMT responds to ScotWind announcement
Offshore and seafarer union RMT today responded to Crown Estate Scotland’s announcement of 17 fixed and floating offshore wind projects in Scottish waters in exchange for nearly £700m from developers, including Shell, BP, Total, Spanish-owned Scottish Power Renewables, SSE, Vattenfall and...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Offshore, Wind, ScotWind, Energy, Green, Renewables
RMT on cross-party on green jobs
From the unions AGM in Leeds Mick Lynch, RMT General Secretary said: “We welcome the Environmental Audit Committee’s report, which identifies the need for labour market regulation and investment in public transport to support the hundreds and thousands of good,...
Region: National
Tagged with: Green Jobs, Net Zero, Just Transition,
RMT calls on London Mayor
Responding to the The London Mayors appointment as chair of C40 the network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch said “Harmful emissions from car congested cities are accelerating climate change and pollution,...
Region: National
Tagged with: C40 Cities, Climate Change, Green Jobs, Bus, Rail, COP26
Government policy on green freight transport not fit for purpose
Following the publication of the new Government figures to boost freight support transport union RMT today said the Government policy to increase green freight transport in advance of COP26 was not fit for purpose. Official Government statistics show that the...
Region: National
Tagged with: Rail Freight, Green Freight, COP26, DfT, Tory Government
RMT calls for Grant Shapps to intervene in Hitachi dispute
RAIL UNION RMT today demanded that Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP immediately intervenes to protect rail workers jobs and taxpayer’s money as Hitachi Rail UK Ltd plans to sack 64 rail workers working on the publicly owned London North Eastern Rail...
Region: National
Tagged with: Hitachi, LNER, Grant Shapps, London North Eastern Rail, Bounds Green, Craigentinny,
RMT reaction to first UK hydrogen powered train trials
“Expanding the UK’s manufacturing base for hydrogen trains could help support the decarbonisation of the transport sector and our economic recovery from Covid-19. “It is absolutely vital that all the manufacturing is carried out domestically. Government investment in the UK’s...
Region: National
Tagged with: Hydrogen Powered Trains, UK Manufacturing, Green Jobs
RMT reaction to report on zero carbon economy:
OFFSHORE UNION RMT today welcomed a report from environmental campaign groups on the key role of offshore oil and gas workers in a 'Just Transition' to a zero carbon economy. Platform, Friends of the Earth Scotland and Greenpeace surveyed over...
Region: National
Tagged with: Just Transition, Platform, Friends of the Earth Scotland, Greenpeace, Oil, Gas, Offshore Workers
RMT accuses Government of Greenwashing
TRANSPORT UNION RMT today raised concerns over the Government’s ability to deliver a green economic recovery and cut emissions in line with its commitments under the Paris Agreement. The Prime Minister has today announced £350m for reducing emissions, including from...
Region: National
Tagged with: greenwashing, public transport, offshore, oil, gas
RMT on Parsons Green
"RMT is aware of the incident at Parsons Green this morning and the unions safety reps are awaiting further facts from London Underground. The union is supporting our members at this time.   "The incident shows once again that tube...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, parsons green