Just Transition

Victory Over the Sun: Postwar America’s greatest environmentalist was a labor leader

Connor Kilpatrick, Jacobin, August 2017
https://jacobinmag.com/2017/08/victory-over-the-sun

A Just Transition Requires a Planned Economy.  But Whose Plan?

David Gray-Donald and Emily Eaton, Briarpatch Magazine, October 10, 2019
https://briarpatchmagazine.com/articles/view/a-just-transition-requires-a-planned-economy-but-whose-plan

Just Transition: A Framework for Change

Climate Justice Alliance
https://climatejusticealliance.org/just-transition/

Briarpatch: The Just Transition Issue

Briarpatch, May/June 2019
https://briarpatchmagazine.com/issues/view/may-june-2019

What’s in a just transition?
A roundtable on the meaning of the movement

Heather Milton-Lightening, Kali Akuno, Mostafa Henaway, Hayley Zacks, and Jamie Kirkpatrick, Briarpatch, April 29, 2019
https://briarpatchmagazine.com/articles/view/whats-in-a-just-transition

“It’s Eco-Socialism or Death”: An Interview With Kali Akuno

Jacobin, February 2019

A Just Transition for U.S. Fossil Fuel Industry Workers

Robert Pollin and Brian Callaci, The American Prospect, July 6, 2016
https://prospect.org/environment/just-transition-u.s.-fossil-fuel-industry-workers/

A ‘Just Transition’ for Fossil Fuel Workers

Stephen Lacey, Green Tech Media:, June 5, 2020
https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/a-just-transition-for-fossil-fuel-workers

A ‘Just Transition’ for Fossil Fuel Workers
The search for a jobs-positive shift to clean energy

Nathan C. Martin, Western Confluence, March 14, 2017
http://westernconfluence.org/a-just-transition-for-fossil-fuel-workers/

Climate Change Is Class Struggle

Matt Huber, Jacobin, December 19, 2019
https://jacobinmag.com/2019/12/on-fire-naomi-klein-review-climate-change

Many fossil fuel workers like me want to transition to renewables — but we need support

Matt Craigan, The Guardian, September 29, 2020
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/sep/29/fossil-fuel-workers-transition-renewables-covid

A Just Transition for Fossil Fuels Workers is Possible

Robert Pollin (interviewed by Sharmini Peries), The Real News Network, October 23, 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHCbieHFPKg

Trade Unions and Just Transition:  The Search for a Transformative Politics

Sean Sweeney and John Treat, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy, January 2018
http://unionsforenergydemocracy.org/resources/tued-publications/tued-working-paper-11-trade-unions-and-just-transition/

“Just Transition” — Just What Is It?
An Analysis of Language, Strategies, and Projects

Labor Network for Sustainability & Strategic Practice: Grassroots Policy Project, April 2016
https://www.labor4sustainability.org/uncategorized/just-transition-just-what-is-it/

A Guide for Trade Unions: Involving trade unions in climate action to build a just transition

European Trade Union Confederation, May 15, 2018
https://www.etuc.org/en/publication/involving-trade-unions-climate-action-build-just-transition-guide-video#.WvqRZ4iFM2w

Letter to Contra Costa on Just Transition from Fossil Fuels

Sunflower Alliance, November 20, 2020
https://www.sunflower-alliance.org/letter-to-contra-costa-on-just-transition-from-fossil-fuels/

California’s oil industry could become a just transition model

Justin Gerdes, Energy Monitor, September 21, 2020 (updated October 9, 2020)
https://energymonitor.ai/policy/just-transition/californias-oil-industry-could-become-a-just-transition-model

Just Transition and Extractive Industry Workers

X344543, IWW Environmental Union Caucus, January 26, 2021 https://ecology.iww.org/node/4153

Letter re California’s Just Transition Roadmap

United Steelworkers District 12, May 14, 2021 https://www.usw.org/news/media-center/releases/2021/21-05-USW-D12-letter-to-CA-Gov-OPR.pdf

Why a California oil workers union is getting behind clean energy

Sammy Roth, Los Angeles Times, June 10, 2021
https://www.latimes.com/environment/newsletter/2021-06-10/why-a-california-oil-workers-union-is-getting-behind-clean-energy-boiling-point

If our oil jobs are ending, we need safety nets and good replacement work

Norman Rogers (VP of United Steelworkers Local 675), Los Angeles Times, October 23, 2021
https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2021-10-23/oil-gas-jobs-clean-energy-california

How Trade Unions and Climate Advocates in California Can Forge an Alliance

Aaron Cantu, Capital & Main, October 28, 2021
https://capitalandmain.com/how-trade-unions-and-climate-advocates-in-california-can-forge-an-alliance