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From the Front Lines
Progress on the National Economic Transition Platform
The National Economic Transition team continues to share policy recommendations with federal decisionmakers. Early signs show the Biden Administration is listening.
Trauma & Transition: Building Community Resilience Through Planning
Bringing an awareness of trauma to the forefront of community transition planning can result in a more comprehensive evaluation of community needs and improved outcomes for workers and their families.
Getting Started on a Just Transition: A Blueprint for Communities
The first section of the Blueprint, Get Started, is an online resource for communities just starting to think about their transition planning efforts.
Introducing the National Economic Transition Platform
We are proud to announce that we are ready to share our work today as we unveil the National Economic Transition platform. This platform -- supported by 81 organizations and leaders -- shows federal
Two Nations Moving Toward a Just Transition Together
On January 7, 2020, a historic meeting happened between the Crow and the Northern Cheyenne Tribes in Montana to discuss how the communities can work together to improve their economies.
Building Jobs and Opportunity in the Mountain State
It’s easy to get sucked into the national story about West Virginia. Major media outlets simplify the narrative, focusing on our state’s challenges, but the reality is more complex than any headline.
Beyond Coal: Illinois is Just Getting Started
Lisa Merrifield, University of Illinois Extension, explores Illinois’ energy future and the potential beyond coal.
The Importance of Having Workers at the Table
Jessica Eckdish of the BlueGreen Alliance discusses the importance of preserving coal-dependent communities while addressing climate change.
Work in a Changing Economy
Anna Fife of the Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative looks at challenges facing American workers due to the changing nature of work, and how these trends are applicable to coal communities.
Coal Economies of Montana and Wyoming Are at Growing Risk
Karl Cates breaks down a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) on coal production in the Power River Basin.
Local Food - Global Change - Just Transition
Pete Kolbenschlag highlights the work of the Colorado Farm and Food Alliance and reflects on transition efforts ranging from agriculture, recreation, and solar in Colorado's North Fork valley.