The Tees Valley and County Durham Climate and Fairness Panel is one of four citizens' juries around the UK held by the Environmental Justice Commission in late 2020 and early 2021.
The Covid-19 crisis has hit the oil and gas industry hard. Extraction has shrunk as health restrictions have been put in place and demand has dwindled, threatening tens of thousands of jobs...
From #BuildBackBetter and Black Lives Matter to net zero – 2020 has been characterised by calls for a better and more sustainable future. This paper explores how we can better design public policy to support a rapid and fair transition to net zero and the restoration of nature.
The government should use the ten-point plan to deliver an investment-led economic recovery focused on job-creation, decarbonising the economy, restoring nature, and tackling inequality.
From #BuildBackBetter to Net Zero to Black Lives Matter – 2020 has been characterised by calls for a better and more sustainable future. Transition narratives have dominated much of the public...
This case study looks at the ups and downs of the transition in progress in Alberta - famous as Canada’s energy province: endowed with a combination of natural gas, conventional oil, coal, minerals and the famous oil sands.
Learning from the examples of Gothenburg and Pittsburgh suggests that local leadership must carefully and strategically manage existing assets and networks in order to absorb shocks of the kind the two cities faced.
The coming months are a critical period for national policy making, but they could also be a major opportunity to find solutions that match up to the reality of people’s lives across the UK.
Lusatia is no stranger to industrial change. In the late 1950s, German coal mining was in a crisis. It had become cheaper to import coal rather than buy it domestically and nuclear power plants were becoming more common.
Addressing the climate crisis, like the coronavirus, has forced us to rethink the ways in which we live and how our neighbourhoods are designed. It has highlighted baked-in inequalities as well as...