The science is clear on climate change: we must rapidly phase out fossil fuels. But tens of thousands of workers have jobs in fossil fuel and related industries. How do we secure a just transition that guarantees good jobs with benefits for these workers in the new clean energy economy? The California legislature recently commissioned a comprehensive report called “Putting California on the High Road: A Jobs and Climate Action Plan for 2030.” The webinar “A Just Transition for Labor: What Will It Take?” features Carol Zabin, author of the report, along with  Shrayas Jatkar, a Policy Specialist at the California Workforce Development Board, the state agency charged with implementing the report’s findings, and labor attorney Mark Kyle.

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