Just Transition for All

A 2022 research which explores the potential of carbon fiscal reforms, combining a carbon tax of levels deemed appropriate to achieve climate targets and the transfer of the revenues raised to vulnerable households. [Originally posted at https://www.econstor.eu/handle/10419/266567]
A 2022 research which discusses the importance of community engagement for a 'just transition' on the proposed geothermal lithium development. [Originally posted at https://scholarworks.calstate.edu/downloads/js956n08x]
A 2018 paper which lays out key considerations for addressing key distributional impacts of carbon pricing policy. [Originally posted at https://www.adelphi.de/en/system/files/mediathek/bilder/Addressing%20distributional%20impacts%20of%20carbon%20pricing%20policies%20-%20adelphi.pdf]
A 2021 paper which explores the question of scaling 'just transition' community projects, blending historical and empirical perspectives. [Originally posted at https://www.tips.org.za/images/Scaling_the_Just_Transition_for_community_based_and_community_placed_projects_Fumani_Mthembi_Knowledge_Pele.pdf]
A Green New Deal could put severe pressure on lands held by Indigenous and marginalized communities and reshape their ecologies into “green sacrifice zones.” Such cost shifting risks reproducing a form of climate colonialism in the name of 'just transition'. Avoiding cost shifts opens interdisciplinary research questions regarding land-use policy, economics, politics, and non-Eurocentric knowledge and leadership. [Originally posted at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S259033222030542X]
A 2021 briefing which summarises the findings of two workshops held at a fringe event in Glasgow City Council Chambers at COP26. The workshops involved hearing from nine speakers detailing international case studies where projects or governments implemented a 'just transition' in their nation or community. [Originally posted at https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/resrep39521.pdf]
A 2020 study which quantifies the short-term impacts of COVID and various recovery packages on 18 labor demand and income equality. [Originally posted at https://assets.researchsquare.com/files/rs-81303/v1_covered.pdf?c=1631842932]
A 2021 project report which sought to promote a 'just transition' to building electrification in the city of Riverside, California through a community engagement process that prioritized equity. [Originally posted at https://scholarship.claremont.edu/pitzer_theses/125/]
A 2022 analysis which explores the skills, attributes, beliefs, and attitudes for Just Transition Activists required in the pursuit of systemic change in the energy system. [Originally posted at https://scholarship.richmond.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1540&context=pilr]
A 2021 report which attempts to address the following questions: What do we mean when we talk about delivering a 'just transition' to net zero or embedding energy justice within the energy system? Who is responsible for operationalising this and ensuring energy justice is embedded in the transition to net zero? Do different stakeholders have different capacities to act? How can those with real power be motivated to create change and held accountable for their actions? [Originally posted at https://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/78376/]
A 2022 report which maps out the key stakeholder groups, focusing on domestic meat markets in high-consuming developed countries, and identifies guiding principles for a 'just transition' away from large-scale meat production and consumption. [Originally posted at https://www.sei.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/just-transition-meat-sector.pdf]
A 2021 policy brief which looks at actions the energy sector and finance are starting take to ensure there is a 'just transition' for affected workers and communities, and how those actions can be scaled up. [Originally posted at https://www.lse.ac.uk/granthaminstitute/publication/financing-the-just-transition-beyond-coal/]
A 2021 report, the result of a unique project between IPPR and London Citizens, which sets out the results of an extensive listening campaign, run by London Citizens, on the priorities for the next mayor of London. It charts how action on the climate crisis could help the capital to ‘build back better’ but only if economic and social justice are allied to climate action. [Originally posted at https://citizensuk.contentfiles.net/media/documents/london-a-just-transition-city-february-21.pdf]
A 2017 thesis which examines the barriers to realizing community choice aggregation. [Originally posted at https://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/111393/1003291792-MIT.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y]
A 2021 report which explores the potential for a Just Transition Act to achieve a managed transition to a lower-carbon economy that minimizes the potential harms and maximizes the potential benefits for workers and their communities. [Originally posted at]
A 2021 research which analyzes the European Green Deal according to its aim for environmental justice that includes gender. [Originally posted at https://theses.ubn.ru.nl/handle/123456789/11713]

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Covid-19 and a Just Transition in India's Coal Mining Sector The COVID 19 pandemic hit India hard in early 2020, with negative GDP growth and a surge in unemployment. In the energy sector, coal fired power generation was already under pressure from overcapacity, low electricity demand growth, and increasingly competitive renewables.
Considerations for a Just and Equitable Energy Transition As the energy transition accelerates, it is our responsibility, it is our opportunity, to ensure that in addition to contributing to a healthy planet by replacing fossil fuels with clean energy sources, this is accomplished in a just and equitable manner providing prosperity for all.

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