The latest Scot.E3 briefing looks at what we mean by Just Transition and how a focus on climate jobs, workers rights and social justice can be core the the transition to a zero carbon economy. Please download, use in your workplace and community group. These briefings are produced under an open license so do feel free to adapt – although we’d appreciate if you include attribution to the existing material and if you can send a copy for further sharing/development.
It’s great that the last few days have seen an upsurge in protest against inaction on climate change. In our view climate jobs are vital to a transition to a sustainable economy. ‘Climate Jobs and a mass movement’ is intended as a contribution to the debate and can be downloaded to use as a flyer.
The final session of the #justtransitions conference in Edinburgh on 17th November focused on Climate Jobs – this is Jonathan Neale’s introduction
Brian Parkin continues the theme of arms production, diversification, jobs and just transitions
More from the #justtransitions conference: Andrew Feinstein director of Corruption watch speaking on the arms trade, diversification and just transitions @EdinburghCAAT #scote3
The third contribution to the introductory session at the #justtransitionsconference was from Brian Parkin who outlined the resources and skills that will underpin the transition to a zero carbon economy.
Also in the first session at the #justtransitions conference Matthew Crighton from Friends of the Earth Scotland looked at the Scottish context and the opportunities and challenges that presents.
Jonathan Neale from the Campaign Against Climate Change was the first contributor to the Just Transitions Conference organised by Scot.E3 on 17th November in Edinburgh