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 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 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 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]
A 2022 report which assesses multiple poverty and equity standards in future scenarios with a newly developed integrated assessment model. It was found that climate change mitigation efforts would not greatly hinder poverty alleviation in China, with the poverty headcount under the $3.2/cap/day-threshold being less than 0.3 million people in 2050 in most scenarios. [Originally posted at https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11625-022-01206-y]
A 2022 article which discusses how the energy transition will impact the fuel poor, who should pay for the energy transition and how we can protect the most vulnerable. customers.[Originally posted at https://extra.shu.ac.uk/ppp-online/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/role-regulator-just-transition.pdf]
A 2022 study which identifies that future transition policymaking could benefit from using spatially targeted interventions, and in adopting a whole systems approach. [Originally posted at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214629622001347]
A 2022 study which argues that cities and urban areas are particularly relevant in achieving 'just transitions' in response to climate change. [Originally posted at https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/documents/4391/DD_and_JG_JT_cities.pdf]
A 2020 paper which reviews the academic literature to understand the state of knowledge on how diffusion of low-carbon technologies impacts gender and social equity in intersectional ways. [Originally posted at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214629620303492]
A 2022 review which findings suggest that there has been little explicit focus on energy justice in the literature on Sweden’s energy system. [Originally posted at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214629622003656]
A 2022 study which draws on qualitative interviews to distil a set of six risks that inform the development of a research agenda towards a 'just transition'. [Originally posted at https://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/63765/1/reduction-fuel-poverty-decarbonise.pdf]
A 2019 dissertation which makes the moral case for equitably transitioning away from fossil fuels in line with keeping global warming as close as possible to the Paris Climate Agreement’s more stringent target of keeping global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. It argues that we should do so while relying as little as possible on risky and uncertain negative emissions and geoengineering technologies, as doing so might prolong the fossil fuel era and pose grave potential costs both to the present and future generations. [Originally posted at https://digital.lib.washington.edu/researchworks/handle/1773/43733]
A 2019 paper which synthesizes evidence from the existing literature on social co-impacts of climate change mitigation policy and their implications for inequality. [Originally posted at https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14693062.2019.1596873]
A 2021 book which builds on an international workshop held between 25 and 27 June 2019 in Jena, Germany. The workshop was hosted by the Junior Research Group “Bioeconomy and Inequalities. Transnational Entanglements and Interdependencies in the Bioenergy Sector”, which is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). [Originally posted at https://library.oapen.org/bitstream/handle/20.500.12657/49529/9783030689445.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y]
A 'just transition' requires energy convergence—reducing energy use in wealthy countries to achieve rapid emissions reductions, and ensuring sufficient energy for development in the rest of the world. However, existing climate mitigation scenarios reviewed by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change do not explore such a transition. [Originally posted at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2542519622000924]
A 2019 thesis which aims to analyse how energy poverty and the heat transition are related in theory and practice, to guide Dutch municipalities and housing associations in incorporating energy poverty considerations in their heat transition decision-making processes for the social housing sector. [Originally posted at https://edepot.wur.nl/524777]

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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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