4 Oct 2018

How to Achieve Just Transition to Green Jobs

From Nine To Noon, 9:30 am on 4 October 2018
New Zealand has led a coalition of governments urging an end to fossil fuel subsidies.

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A recent Productivity Commission report has already warned the Government it will have to move fast if it is to achieve its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.

So how best can the government, unions and the oil and gas sectors reduce emissions without it adversely affecting the workforce and the communities those industries support?

 Samantha Smith, the director of the Just Transition Center, at the International Trade Union Confederation, talk to Kathryn about how a "just transition" can happen.