Can the concept of a just transition provide a new framework for responsible extraction of energy transition metals in the Pacific Island region?
Nick Bainton and Emilka Skrzypek’s article was published in The Conversation. You can read it here: https://theconversation.com/pacific-nations-are-extraordinarily-rich-in-critical-minerals-but-mining-them-may-take-a-terrible-toll-187172 For centuries, the Pacific Islands rich natural resources have been raided by mining interests with little to show for it. At the last Pacific Islands Forum meeting in Suva, Fiji in July, Pacific leaders endorsed the 2050 Strategy… Read More »Read about our research in The Conversation
The JTPac project report, The Justice Dimensions of Extracting Energy Transition Metals from the Pacific, has been published by the British Academy The report uses results from the Just Transitions and the Pacific project to address the central dilemmas of the ‘energy transition-extractives nexus’, namely: as energy transitions drive global demand for ETMs, how do we… Read More »JTPac project report published by the British Academy
In the last week of June, JTPac’s Nick Bainton, Emilka Skrzypek and John Burton travelled to Pouembout in New Caledonia to take part in a workshop organised by the Pacific Centre for Social Responsibility and Natural Resources (PACSEN). The workshop brought together researchers from New Caledonia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Australia in a series… Read More »The Pacific Centre for Social Responsibility and Natural Resources workshop