Just Energy Transition: an opportunity for a social and economic transformation

A just energy transition for coal regions is fundamental to the general transition away from fossil fuels. However, when we considering this transition, we should not focus on the energy sector only: it is also imperative to address the possibility of an overall social and economic transformation of the coal regions. Rather than concentration on energy mega-projects only, this is an opportunity for an integrated approach that will bring as many benefits as possible and will also empower local communities, following the principle of leaving no one behind.