Just Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

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Credits

20

Module code

CP51044

The just transition to a low-carbon economy is the greatest societal challenge of our time. As societies worldwide work towards 2030, 2040, and 2050 energy, climate and sustainability goals there is a need to ensure these are achieved in a ‘just’ way. Society in future has to be fair and equitable and also one where inequalities are addressed and resolved. This interdisciplinary course covers all of these complex challenges as countries worldwide aim to achieve a just transition to a low-carbon economy.

Indicative Topics covered:

  • What is the Just Transition
  • The Value of a Just Transition
  • The Role of Energy in the World Economy
  • A Changing Commercial Sector & Sustainability
  • An Energy Transition till 2100
  • Policy Development for a Just Transition
  • Industry Case Studies
  • Enforcing a ‘Just’ Transition
  • Key Actions & Scenario Planning
  • Emerging practices in achieving a the low-carbon economy