DAY 10: JUST TRANSITION
— LEARN —
The enormous scale and speed needed to transition towards a climate‐resilient and low‐carbon economy necessitates that we provide just pathways for vulnerable communities and workers in fossil fuel dependent industries and help them transition to jobs and careers that provide dignified, productive, and ecologically sustainable livelihoods. As we work to ensure that no community is sacrificed to pollution, we need to ensure no community is left-behind as we transition to a clean energy economy.
— PRAY —
A Prayer for Just Transition
| Avery Davis Lamb
— ACT —
Transitioning from a carbon intensive economy to a clean energy economy will entail large policy shifts as well as individual lifestyle changes. As consumers, we can make a difference.
- If you live in a state with “Energy Choice” you may have the option to switch to a 100% renewable plan by simply switching to a clean energy supplier. Research if this is available to you and strongly consider switching.
- If you have the financial means to switch to solar, please consider it! You can also ask your community, school/university parish, or diocese to check out Catholic Energies as a possible partner in making the switch.
- If solar isn’t possible at the moment, commit to using less energy. For tips, check: 10 Ways You Can Make a Difference.