Think tanks IDDRI and Climate Strategies are the leading partners for the Coal Transitions Project. This brings together a team of researchers from:


The Advisory Group for the project includes:
  • Dave Collins, MAC Consulting (Associate Director)
  • Grzegorz Peszko, World Bank (Lead Economist for the climate change group)
  • Herve Casterman, Engie (Deputy Director of Environmental and Social Responsibility
  • Samantha Smith, Just Transition Centre (Director)
  • Steve Fothergill, Sheffield Hallam University/ CCC Alliance (Professor/Director)
  • Subodh Sharma, Gov of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Advisor)
  • Zou Ji, China National Center for Climate Strategy and International Cooperation (Deputy Director General)


Other researchers involved in the project (on historical case studies) include:


Project outputs:
  • Report on past lessons from coal transitions (PUBLISHED)
  • Case studies on coal transition in the six countries (PUBLISHED)
  • A global report on coal transitions (second half of 2017)
  • A Round Table on the Future of Coal (2018)

The project partners gratefully acknowledge funding by the KR Foundation, with additional support from the European Climate Foundation (ECF).

More details on the research and dialogue project are available in a 2 page briefing here (PDF).