Just Transition

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

Connor Kilpatrick, Jacobin, August 2017

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

David Gray-Donald and Emily Eaton, Briarpatch Magazine, October 10, 2019

Just Transition: A Framework for Change

Climate Justice Alliance

Briarpatch: The Just Transition Issue

Briarpatch, 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

“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

A ‘Just Transition’ for Fossil Fuel Workers

Stephen Lacey, Green Tech Media:, June 5, 2020

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

Climate Change Is Class Struggle

Matt Huber, Jacobin, December 19, 2019

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

Matt Craigan, The Guardian, September 29, 2020

A Just Transition for Fossil Fuels Workers is Possible

Robert Pollin (interviewed by Sharmini Peries), The Real News Network, October 23, 2016

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

Sean Sweeney and John Treat, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy, January 2018

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

Labor Network for Sustainability & Strategic Practice: Grassroots Policy Project, April 2016

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

European Trade Union Confederation, May 15, 2018

Letter to Contra Costa on Just Transition from Fossil Fuels

Sunflower Alliance, November 20, 2020

California’s oil industry could become a just transition model

Justin Gerdes, Energy Monitor, September 21, 2020 (updated October 9, 2020)

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

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

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

Aaron Cantu, Capital & Main, October 28, 2021