The key elements we try to focus on..
Everybody should be guaranteed access to sufficient and affordable energy. The energy system should prioritise the needs of communities, households and marginalised people.
Fossil fuel resources must be left in the ground. We want to make the energy mix as renewable as possible and, ultimately, a hundred per cent renewable.
New forms of municipal/public ownership and collective private ownership, often in the form of cooperatives, are emerging and have served the public interest. The means of production need to be socialised and democratised.
The transition is to be co-driven by workers in order to guarantee that the jobs in the renewable energy sector are created, unionised and fairly paid.
This study aims at discussing the components and framework for a just energy transition from the perspective of India, as well as arguing for industrial policy in the energy sector. This will address both the necessity for regulation in the energy sector in light of the global climate crisis as well as fostering a transition that recognises the development needs of people in the South and the key role of Labour in this process.
A $10bn clean energy programme launched at the Paris climate talks “by Africa, for Africa” is in turmoil after interventions by the EU and France.
Across Europe, a growing number of local authorities are eager to regain control over energy systems on a wide range of scales and modalities.