Just Transition for All

Just Transition Principles
A 2021 article which discusses issues related to the circular economy ideas applied to post-industrial facilities and infrastructure in Polish coal-mining areas. The aim of the article is to indicate directions for sustainability-oriented actions on reusing the remnants of closed mining plants and reshaping the areas which will be transformed under the 'just transition' principles. [Originally posted at https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/13/1/167]
A 2022 thesis which investigates what the role of organic agriculture is within the agricultural transition towards socially just practices. [Originally posted at https://studenttheses.uu.nl/handle/20.500.12932/42303]
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 2022 article which proposea a framework of principles and criteria for 'just transitions' in food systems. [Originally posted at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2210422422000399]
A 2022 study which experimented with a combined democratic-justice approach to energy future-making through a Citizens' Assembly (CA) on energy justice in Lebanon. [Originally posted at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016328722000568]
A 2021 applied research project which proposes incentives the City of Riverside could implement to attract green businesses in a policy memo and analyzes whether these incentives are aligned with the principles of 'just transition'. [Originally posted at https://scholarship.claremont.edu/scripps_theses/1660/]
A 2020 paper which examines the risks for workers in Northern Ireland from decarbonisation in particular, identifying the sectors and the geographic areas most at risk from transition. It will also examine some of the elements needed to embed a 'just transition' in principle and practice in Northern Irish climate policy. [Originally posted at https://www.nerinstitute.net/sites/default/files/2021-01/Planning%20a%20Just%20Transition%20for%20NI%20Jan%2021.pdf]
A 2020 thesis which analyzes Vermont as considered a leader in renewable energy transitions using energy justice or 'just transition' principles. [Originally posted at https://www.proquest.com/openview/72b7d3d2dcd3eff928e5b0a9908081fa/1.pdf?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=18750&diss=y]
A 2019 report which identifies workers in sectors and regions at high-risk in the transition and examine their skills profiles while keeping the principles of 'just transition' in mind. [Originally posted at https://www.nerinstitute.net/sites/default/files/research/2019/working%20paper%20series%20no%2065_final.pdf]
A 2018 agreement by the Indigenous Environmental Network which outlines a series of principles for a 'just transition' to a green economy. It recognizes Indigenous rights, sovereignty, and assertion of self-determination along with a place-based set of principles, processes and practices for collaborating with the public and private sectors. [Originally posted at https://www.ienearth.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/PrinciplesJustTransition-Color.pdf]
A 2018 short paper which aims to articulate the shared analysis & principles held by members of the Climate Justice Alliance, recognizing that a 'just transition' will look different in different places. [Originally posted at https://climatejusticealliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/CJA_JustTransition_Principles_final_hi-rez.pdf]
A 2021 paper which discusses how long-term security for workers and affected communities can be guaranteed, without returning to business as before. [Originally posted at https://stay-grounded.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/SG_Just-Transition-Paper_2021.pdf]
A 2022 commentary which aims to bring more clarity and specificity to the discourse on 'just transitions' in Africa. [Originally posted at https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2634-4505/ac9a69/pdf]
A 2017 study which provides an overview of different 'just transition', energy transformation and climate justice discourses, presents a set of just energy transition principles and applies them to evaluate climate policies of 12 Global South countries. [Originally posted at https://www.brot-fuer-die-welt.de/fileadmin/mediapool/blogs/Fuenfgelt_Joachim/just_energy_transition_in_global_south_final.pdf]
This 2022 guide is published by IndustriALL, the global union federation, and is focused on providing a concrete road map for unions seeking to build a Just Transition campaign. It was written by Just Transition For All executive director/founder Jonathan Tasini [Originally posted at https://www.industriall-union.org/sites/default/files/uploads/images/FutureOfWork/JustTransition/guide_of_practice_en_web.pdf]

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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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