A just transition means an economic and societal transition away from fossil fuels being done in a fair and planned way.
Workers, community residents, and Indigenous Peoples around the world have a fundamental human right to clean air, water, land, and food in their workplaces, homes and environment.
Our communities deserve support to diversify their businesses into more stable, and less harmful industries.
Federal, State and Local Government members need to support regional communities and businesses to manage the inevitable world downturn of the fossil fuel industries.
The thermal coal industry has a particularly short future.
The Beyond Zero Emissions Million Jobs Plan is an example of the positive economic opportunities that our region could benefit from if the transition away from fossil fuels is done in a well-planned manner.