Sharan Burrow: Back to the Future Journey to Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty


We now live in the futuristic world imagined by the hit 1989 film Back to the Future 2. When Marty McFly travelled forward in time to October 21 2015 he found a world of hoverboards and self-lacing shoes. In this post Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, reminds us that hope of a better future for our children and grandchildren, can not only entertain, but also drive economic and social progress.

As we imagine our future in 2100, we hope for a zero carbon, zero poverty world. But what transformations need to be happening now, in 2015, to ensure this hope is more than fiction and can be realised for the generations to follow?

Read Sharan’s full post here…

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