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Ensuring a just green energy transition in emerging economies

December 13, 2021

Emerging economy countries face the undeniably huge task to transition their economies to be cleaner and more sustainable. This transition, however, will impact jobs in fossil fuel-based energy production and could, if not considered from a social perspective, negatively impact millions of individuals in emerging economy nations.

Many of these countries–including India, Indonesia and China–have high levels of poverty and growing unemployment. These factors make it even more critical that the global transition to more sustainable energy sources is also a just transition: one that reduces inequality, boosts sustainable development, and creates new economic opportunities, leaving no one behind.

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