External Events

Coal Transitions has presence in external events that promote a just clean energy transition.

Global Climate Action Summit: “Sub-National Management of the Low-Carbon Transition for Fossil Fuel Labour Forces”
  • September 13th, 2018
  • San Francisco, USA

David Levai (Lead, International Climate Governance, IDDRI) will be presenting the Coal Transition’s project findings at the Global Climate Action Summit (September 12-14, 2018, San Francisco, California)

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Seminar on “Coal transition in South Africa: Understanding  the implications of meeting 2° C for South Africa’s coal sector”
  • September 10th, 2018
  • Energy Research Centre, Level 6 Menzies Building, Cape Town, South Africa

The seminar will present results from the coal transition study for South Africa. The study assessed the energy system implications of South Africa meeting its long-term climate goals, and what this means for the coal sector.

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SAfm Sunrise: “Mediated Conversation: How long will it take to stop using coal?”
  • August 30th, 2018
  • SAfm Sunrise Radio Station, South Africa

Jesse Burton, Researcher at the Energy Research Centre at UCT was a guest on SAfm Sunrise “Mediated Conversation: How long will it take to stop using coal”, talking about coal transition in South Africa.

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Discussion on “Decarbonization of the Power System and Just Transition”
  • February 20th, 2018
  • Luxembourg

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Coal Regions in Transition Platform Event
  • December 11th, 2017
  • Strasbourg, France

The European Commission’s Platform on Coal Regions in Transition help regions with coal mining activities identify, develop and implement projects which have the potential to kick start viable economic and technological transformation, and to enable multi-stakeholder dialogue on policy framework and regulations.

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Global Forum on Just Transition & the Green Jobs Assessment Institutions Network (GAIN)
  • December 5th, 2017
  • ILO Headquarters, Geneva

The Global Forum on Just Transition aims to share international and national experiences on just transitions in national contexts, to take stock of global research and  to enhance momentum for action climate change.

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