Just Transition (Domestic Track Breakout)

Thursday Jun 06   01:30 PM to 05:00 PM (3 hours 30 minutes)
Mary Graydon Center Room 3-4

2019 Just Transition Workshop

This document hosts the assigned readings and learning goals for the Climate Policy Camp students within the Just Transition (Labor & Environmental Factors) section.

Instructors:Stephanie Celt & Natasha DeJarnett

Learning Objectives:

In the Labor section, students will be able to:

  • identify social and economic challenges facing local communities transitioning to renewable energy systems;

  • identify state policies which support communities transitioning away from fossil fuels and to renewable energy;

  • develop strategies for building a coalition of stakeholders to pass greenhouse gas mitigation policy.

In the Environmental Impacts section, students will be able to:

  • Identify causes and consequences of the disproportionate impacts of air pollution on minority communities;

  • Evaluate greenhouse gas mitigation and other policies which alleviate these differential impacts.

Required Readings:

National Environmental Health Association
Research Coordinator
BlueGreen Alliance
WA State Policy Coordinator

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