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View of solar panels at Cerro Dominador, the first thermosolar power plant in Latin America, in Antofagasta, Chile (Photo by Martin BERNETTI / AFP via Getty Images)

A Framework for Just Transitions

Climate change poses an unprecedented threat to life on earth, requiring rapid economic and social transformations that will affect workers and communities and will have broader impacts on society. Over the past decade, there has been a growing focus on ensuring that workers and communities are not left behind as the world transitions toward a...

Men putting up mosquito netting.

Who Needs a Just Transition?

This commentary introduces the just transitions concept, summarizes its importance in meeting climate and social equity goals, and emphasizes the need to define the term more clearly and increase its appeal.