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What is a Just Transition?

Episode 2
What is a Just Transition?
“We certainly need some transition scheme…”
- Geoff Dyke, Victorian CFMEU Secretary for Mining

The German Example - Zollverein

The Ruhr area in North Western area is Germany's coal mining heartland. Between 1997 to 2015 a partnership between government, industry and the unions oversaw the reduction of 72,820 jobs. Their credo and philosophy was "that no miner would be unemployed"

Read more about it this article from Scientific American.

Winding Tower, Zollverein, Germany

Where is the Zollverein?