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From the Front Lines
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.
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.
Coalition of Utility Cities Impact Study in Minnesota
Cindy Winland reflects on a recent meeting she attended in Minneapolis, and the role of the Coalition of Utility Cities impact study in Minnesota.
New Energy Economy
In Support of a Bright, Clean Energy Future in Western NY
Heidi Binko discusses the importance of fair wages in a just and equitable new energy economy, and the recent launch of an important campaign in Western New York.
Germany’s Coal Commission – An Institutional Approach to Phase-out of Coal?
A look at Germany's Coal Commission and a roadmap forward.
Just Transition Fund
Reflections from the Just Transition Fund National Convening
Convening attendee, Veronica Coptis, reflects on learnings from the Fund's National Convening.