A just transition to well-paid, unionised green jobs

Decarbonising our society with a Green New Deal will have implications for workers throughout the entire economy and must therefore be fundamentally worker-led. The total decarbonisation of our economy will require major industrial transformations including the complete phase out of fossil fuel production; ending the generation of electricity from fossil fuels and switching to renewables; transforming steel and cement production; and significantly increasing energy efficiency across the economy to reduce total energy consumption. Thus, those industries whose jobs will be most affected must lead in this transition while being guaranteed employment in the zero carbon economy.

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Labour for a Green New Deal