Future of the Environment

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

image of 2 men installing solar panels in the U.S. A successful transition to a green economy is possible, but not without proactive planning and open dialogues with workers and communities impacted by the shift

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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