20 Samh 2019, 10.31
‘Just Transition’ is a key part of Climate Action policy, the idea that communities and individuals are safeguarded in the move to face the challenges faced by climate change, in a climate-proofed economy.
Representatives from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Bord Na Móna, ESB and officials from the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, and Officials from Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government will attend.
In advance of the meeting, Committee Chair, Hildegarde Naughton TD, said: “Today’s meeting will see the Committee resume its engagement on this very important topic. Since the start of 2019 the Committee has called for a series of measures to support workers in terms of education and training options to support a Just Transition.
“The provision of job opportunities in the new, low-carbon, economy will be vital in ensuring a just transition in the fastest and fairest way possible. This is a plan which the Committee is committed to, in terms of sustainable jobs, infrastructure and up-skilling.”
The meeting will start at 2pm in Committee Room 3, Leinster House. Watch live
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