Future of the Environment

How can we ensure a just transition to the green economy?

A zero-carbon future can be beneficial for everyone, but people in fossil fuel industries will need support throughout the transition. Image: Unsplash/Science in HD

Leah Lazer

Research Analyst, International Climate team and PACE (Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy)

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The global shift to a green economy could create 18 million jobs. Image: International Labour Organization
image of Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, UK. Wind farms provide renewable energy, but they also require large areas of land. Just transition strategies must take into account the rights and land of local communities
Wind farms provide a source of green energy, but a just transition means considering communities in the areas where they are being built. Image: Unsplash/Nicholas Doherty

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