Climate change poses an unprecedented threat to the planet, requiring rapid economic and social transformations that will affect workers and communities and have broader impacts on society. Governments, labor groups, investors, civil society, and environmental organizations are increasingly using the principles of just transitions to address the social implications of climate policy and ensure that...
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...
This podcast offers insights from South Africa’s long history of engaging with just transitions in the context of high unemployment, inequality, poverty, and dependence on coal.
This podcast discusses the gender dimensions of just transitions and offers recommendations for policy planning and implementation.
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 report explains the origins and evolution of just transitions and offers a framework to represent the range of definitions as well as underlying ideologies and approaches.
This podcast discusses the importance of a just transition in the context of climate change policies and investments and explores the impact of Covid-19 on just transitions.
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.