Mijin Cha's research and teaching interests are in the areas of climate justice, environmental justice, labor movements, and the intersection of labor and climate justice.
Her current research agenda focuses on "just transition" - how to transition communities and workers economically dependent upon fossil fuel extraction and use into a low-carbon future in a way that is equitable and just.
A Roadmap to an Equitable Low-Carbon Future: Four Pillars for a Just Transition
April 23, 2019
By: J. Mijin Cha
With: Manuel Pastor, Rachel Morello-Frosch, James Sadd, and Madeline Wander
Prepared for the Climate Equity Network
In the face of the looming climate crisis, any chance of staving off even worst impacts from climate change depends on significant reductions in GHG emissions and a move from a fossil fuel-based economy to a low-carbon economic future. California is already on the path to a low-carbon future and targeted, deliberate policy implementation will move the state toward an equitable one.
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