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Climage Change Solutions: A sensible path toward world climage change mitigation

Near-term goal of 100% renewable electricity is unrealistic, misguided

President Newton B. Jones

Rapid transition ignores unprecedented obstacles, environmental fallout and more

Someday, U.S. electrical power generation may come from 100% renewable energy consisting almost entirely of wind and solar. But predictions of that happening within 10 or 20 years are unrealistic. There are simply too many obstacles standing in the way, among them: the massive investment of capital that would be required, the disruption of entire industries, technical challenges, and considerable societal and environmental impacts.

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The Boilermakers union has long participated in global labor solidarity. We are affiliated with IndustriALL Global Union as...

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Notice of Unclaimed Vacation Benefit Checks

Twenty-one construction lodges participate in the Boilermaker Vacation Trust. If you have worked in one of those jurisdictions, you may be eligible for benefits.

Be sure to claim your benefits before they expire. Find out more