Just. Adjective: fair to all concerned.
That’s how my Oxford Dictionary defines the word ‘just’. So in turn, that means a ‘just transition’ must be fair to all concerned in that transition.
It really is as simple as that – and as complicated. Because in terms of the energy transition, to be fair to ‘all concerned’ is to be fair to every citizen in Europe.
Energy is a people industry. It’s easy to forget that amid international deals between multi-national companies. But it’s an industry that fundamentally affects the lives of people at the most basic, emotional level.
Read on the Ed's Note by Kelvin Ross, Editor-in-Chief, Enlit Europe: