Activists are looking to the “original green new deal” – an economy based on Indigenous values and practices.
Coal miners are skilled workers who do much more than just hit rocks all day.
Municipalities are increasingly suing Big Oil at the state level to recover costs related to climate change.
Calls for a just transition have become central to a robust and revitalized environmental movement in the U.S.
California’s Public Banking Act can pave the way for a just transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
These policies must nurture programs and institutions with lasting effects, rather than offering short-term band-aids.
We already have a realistic solution in the Green New Deal, we just lack the political will.
The solutions to climate change must not exacerbate existing inequities.
There’s more to the story than “environmentalists versus blue-collar workers.”
What would a just transition actually mean for fossil fuel workers, and what must proponents do to win labor’s support?