COP27 – Just Transition of Informal Workers and Informal Economy

This side event at COP27 addresses the challenges and mechanism of just transition of informal workers and the informal economy. The discussion specifically drew on experiences of countries of the global South- India, South Africa and Indonesia. Watch event recording here Gallery Previous Next

Legal Assessment for a Just Decommissioning of Coal Power Plants in India

The International Forum for Environment, Sustainability and Technology (iFOREST) released its latest report that assesses the adequacy of existing environmental, land and labour laws in India to deal with the decommissioning of a coal-based thermal power plant (TPP) and other industries. Titled ‘Just Transition of coal-based power plants in India: A policy and regulatory review’, […]

A Legal Perspective of Just Closure of Unprofitable and End of Life Mines

A starting point for just transition in India’s coal sector can be the low-producing, unprofitable and end-of-life mines. There are many such mines in Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and West Bengal. A well-planned closure of these mines, taking into consideration the measures for a social transition, can be a win-win for the industry, as well as for […]

Angul: Planning a Just Transition and a New Green Economy

Angul is the epicenter of Odisha’s coal mining and industrial economy which is expected to grow significantly over the next 10 years. However, the state is also highly vulnerable to climate change impacts. Ushering a green industrialisation along with coal transition, therefore, lies at the core of planning a just transition. The study on just […]

Workshop With Government of Chhattisgarh on Just Transition

Related Resources कोलमाइनस बंद होने पर पर्यावरण और नौकरी को सुरक्षित रखना बड़ी चुनौती | कोयले की बिजली बंद होने के बाद क्या होगा कोरबा का ? Korba mines to face transition challenges within next 10 years. Korba’s coal reserve exhausted in next 25 years, immediately start working on transition plan: iFOREST

Webinar : Understanding Informal Coal Workers & Economy

04:00 PM – 05:30 PM (IST) Watch Webinar’s%20coal%20states%20and%20districts%20who%20are%20directly%20dependent%20on%20coal%20for%20an%20income.%20These%20workers%20are%20engaged%20in%20a%20variety%20of%20activities%20related%20to%20coal%20mining,%20coal%20transportation,%20and%20in%20the%20coal%20washeries.%20Besides,%20a%20large%20proportion%20of%20people%20earn%20a%20living%20by%20gathering%20and%20selling%20coal.%20These%20workers%20collectively%20constitute%20the%20informal%20coal%20economy Related Resources Working Paper

National report release-Korba: Planning a Just Transition for India’s Biggest Coal and Power District

The study of the Korba district of Chhattisgarh was undertaken to understand what a just transition will mean and entail for India’s top coal mining and coal-based power districts, and how a just transition planning can be approached. View Webinar Videos Inaugural Session Chandra Bhushan, President & CEO, iFOREST Anil Jain, Secretary, Ministry […]

COP 26: Dialogues on Just Transition

November 9, 2021 Watch Webinar Related Resources Report (Defining and Framing Just Transition for India) Agenda (Defining Just Transition for India) Agenda (An International Co-operation Framework for Just Transition)

India Just Transition Centre (IJTC) Virtual Launch Event and Report Release

The India Just Transition Centre (IJTC), a iFOREST initiative, is being set-up as a platform to work comprehensively on just transition through multi-stakeholder engagement. At the launch of the initiative, the organisation suggested that workers and local communities dependent on the fossil-fuel industry for income and livelihood support should not bear the brunt of the […]