Guiding Principles & Lessons Learnt For a Just Energy Transition in the Global South
The study provides an overview of the different just transition, energy transformation and climate justice discourses of the previous years and how they are ultimately reflected in the Paris Agreement . It shows how they overlap in terms of transition narratives and policy demands. The shared value base could serve as a starting point for building alliances, which are necessary to make just transition become a reality.
A set of eight just energy transition processes, which go beyond an abstract call for justice. They cover the climate, socio-economic and political dimensions in a balanced way to reflect the legitimate justice claims of a broad range of potential allies for a just energy transition alliance. Each principle is associated with indicators, and a formula is used to attach a final score, to assess a country’s level of justice in the energy trasition.
Th approach is applied as a reference framework for twelve coutires of the Global South. Their scores show that justice concerns are gaining traction in the energy transition. However, there remains a great deal of room for improvement and countries have a lot to learn from each other.
- Publisher: The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Download