Lessons from previous 'coal transitions'

High-Level Summary For Decision-Makers: Part of ‘Coal Transitions: Research and Dialogue on the Future of Coal’ Project

IDDRI 2017

The need for a so-called 'just transition' is acknowledged, away from carbon intensive activities, such as coal production and use. But what might a just transition look like in practice? What specific risks need to be managed and what are the best approaches to managing them? There is an urgent need to develop a deeper understanding of these issues.

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