Taking Charge of the just Transition?

Depending on who you talk to or what you read, this can be a narrow transition just around energy to deal with the climate crisis or a much wider and deeper transition that transforms deep down to the very roots of the economy. 

Are trade unions and communities taking charge of this narrative to ensure that there is deep transformation?

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Contents

Editorial—Taking charge of the Just Transition by Jenny Grice

Briefs by Jenny Grice and Sandra Hlungwani

South Africa’s power sector: unravelling for good? by Dinga Sikwebu

The Presidential Climate Commission: unpacking the details by Woodrajh Aroun

PCC Stakeholder Engagement: What does labour say? by Mbulaheni Mbodi and Mac Chavalala

Building a social compact around the climate transition Jenny Grice interviews Crispian Olver

Just another Transition or a Just Transition? by Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen

Speaking from the ground 16 A retrenched coal miner, a community environmental activist and two trade unionists share their concerns

A compact that excludes key participants Sandra Hlungwani speaks to Mbulaheni Mbodi

Mining communities under attack by Jenny Grice

Toxic capitalism has led to the climate crisis, says academic Jacklyn Cock by Ufrieda Ho

To abandon coal, first understand how it is governed by Neva Makgetla

Home is where the power is: The Saltuba Cooperative by Patrick Brennan and Janet Cherry

COP26 through workers’ eyes by Lebogang Mulaisi

Public transport can reduce emissions and inequality by James Bartholomeusz

Informal workers empower themselves around climate change by Renaldi Prinsloo

Extreme weather batters home-based workers’ livelihoods by Chris Bonner

Recognise reclaimers now by Luyanda Hlatshwayo

A just transition to a sustainable food system by Brittany Kesselman

“Unsafe and inefficient public transport endangers our lives” by Sinqobile Akin and Andiswa Kona

Representing workers on a mandate Neo Bodibe interviews by Christine Olivier

Obituary: Oupa Lehulere by Khanya College

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Oupa Lehulure: 1960—2021

He will be sorely missed. We carry his spirit of lifelong struggle for the working class with us as we march onwards! ~ Khanya College

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