Concessional finance could prove critical for just transitions in developing countries. Multilateral climate funds, with their range of tried and tested financial tools, could help drive a new wave of investments that put people at the center of a net-zero economy.
COP26: The Perfect Opportunity for Latin America and the Caribbean to Champion a Just Transition to Net Zero
The disproportionate impact of Covid-19 and extreme weather events in Latin America and the Caribbean highlight the urgent need for a just transition to net zero. COP26 is a golden opportunity for the region to set its sights on a green economy that works for all.
Investors are embedded in society, and the Solidarity Fund of Québec shows one example of direct engagement by investors to help workers and communities to prepare for an energy transition.
Climate change poses an unprecedented threat to life on earth, requiring rapid economic and social transformations that will affect workers...
This commentary summarizes critical elements of case studies on just transitions to help guide future research, and includes lessons learned in just transitions work in South Africa and Eastern Europe.
This commentary focuses on gaps in knowledge and key research questions related to just transitions, identifying eight areas that merit more research and policy guidance.
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.