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Locals award service pins

Locals award service pins

Local 1 • Chicago

JOHN F. RIEL, BM-ST of Local 1, Chicago, reports presentation of membership pins to the following:

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International announces scholarship winners

Thirty-one Boilermaker dependents earn awards totaling $50,000

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Boilermakers attend School for Workers

Basic Class 2011

Institutes focus on labor education

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Global Warming: The problem is clear, the solution isn’t

Four Boilermaker lodges represent members who fabricate wind turbines, a green energy source: Local 19 (Philadelphia), Local 92 (Los Angeles), Local 104 (Seattle), and Local 656 (Chattanooga, Tenn.).

IN LATE 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), comprising thousands of scientists from around the world, published its fourth assessment on climate change, warning the nations of the world that evidence of global warming is “unequivocal” and that the link between human activities (primarily the burning of fossil fuels) and rising worldwide temperatures can be stated with “very high confidence.”

For that many scientists to agree on such a strong statement requires thousands of measurements, studies, and experiments. It should surprise no one that the scientists of the IPCC have edged slowly toward this pronouncement over the past 20 years as the evidence mounted.

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Local lodge leaders attend summer training institute

2008 School for Workers Basic Class

Venue moves as university converts Friedrick Center to dorm

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