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A podcast by Young Friends of the Earth Scotland exploring the concept of Just Transition, talking to experts and activists about what it means from a Scottish perspective.





The views, information, or opinions expressed during these podcasts are those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Friends of the Earth Scotland and its employees.

This podcast is supported by the Erasmus+ programme and the European Union.

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A podcast by Young Friends of the Earth Scotland exploring the concept of Just Transition, talking to experts and activists about what it means from a Scottish perspective.





The views, information, or opinions expressed during these podcasts are those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Friends of the Earth Scotland and its employees.

This podcast is supported by the Erasmus+ programme and the European Union.

    Renewables, mining and just transition - Benjamin and Whit, London Mining Network & Earthworks

    Renewables, mining and just transition - Benjamin and Whit, London Mining Network & Earthworks

    In this episode we're joined by Andy Whitmore from London Mining Network, and Benjamin Hitchcock Auciello of London Mining Network and Earthworks.  We discuss the dirty side of renewables, learn about the role of extractivism and neo-colonialism in minerals and mining, and think more about what justice really means in a just transition.

    Click here to find resources mentioned in this episode.

    You can find out more about London Mining Network here: https://londonminingnetwork.org/

    And you can find Young Friends of the Earth Scotland on social media @yfoes

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    The views, information, or opinions expressed during these podcasts are those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Friends of the Earth Scotland and its employees.

    • 46 min
    Approaches to just transition across the world - Annabel, the James Hutton Institute

    Approaches to just transition across the world - Annabel, the James Hutton Institute

    We're joined again by Annabel Pinker, a researcher at the James Hutton Institute, to talk about her report for the Just Transition Commission on international approaches.  What can Scotland learn from other countries who are approaching just transition on a national level? What are the challenges? Is anyone gaining success?

    You can find out more about Annabel and her research here: https://www.hutton.ac.uk/staff/annabel-pinker

    And you can find Young Friends of the Earth Scotland on social media @yfoes

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    The views, information, or opinions expressed during these podcasts are those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Friends of the Earth Scotland and its employees.

    • 27 min
    Energy decentralisation for a just transition - Annabel, The James Hutton Institute

    Energy decentralisation for a just transition - Annabel, The James Hutton Institute

    In this episode we spoke to Annabel Pinker, a researcher at the James Hutton Institute about energy decentralisation.  What is energy decentralisation, and how can it be part of a just transition? Can our energy systems change how we relate to nature and to each other?

    You can find out more about Annabel and her research here: https://www.hutton.ac.uk/staff/annabel-pinker

    And you can find Young Friends of the Earth Scotland on social media @yfoes

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    The views, information, or opinions expressed during these podcasts are those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Friends of the Earth Scotland and its employees.

    • 45 min
    Oil & gas and the global pandemic - Gabby and James, Platform

    Oil & gas and the global pandemic - Gabby and James, Platform

    In this episode we're joined by Gabby and James from Platform to discuss the oil industry amidst the global pandemic. What does this crisis mean for the industry, for workers' rights and a just transition? What's the chat with bailouts?

    You can find out more about Platform here: https://platformlondon.org/

    And you can find Young Friends of the Earth Scotland on social media @yfoes

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    The views, information, or opinions expressed during these podcasts are those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Friends of the Earth Scotland and its employees.

    • 45 min
    From oil worker to climate activist - Neil, XR Scotland

    From oil worker to climate activist - Neil, XR Scotland

    In this episode we speak to Neil, a former North Sea oil worker turned activist with XR Scotland. We talk about what it's like to work in the fossil fuel industry, about trade unions and workers rights, and about his journey into climate activism. 



    The views expressed in this podcast do not necessarily represent those of Friends of the Earth Scotland.

    • 25 min
    What's a just transition anyway? - Ryan, FoES

    What's a just transition anyway? - Ryan, FoES

    Just transition 101! In this episode we speak to Ryan Morrison, just transition campaigner at Friends of the Earth Scotland. We cover some of the basics of just transition, the fossil fuel industry, workers rights, climate justice, Ryan's work, and who the key players are in Scotland when it comes to a just transition. 

    The views expressed in this podcast do not necessarily represent those of Friends of the Earth Scotland.

    • 26 min

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