The delegation visited the towns of the Ruhr region that are transforming after phasing out hard coal.
Rapid investments in solar, wind and heat pumps present the most cost-effective, short-term and future-proof solution.
Representatives of coal mining communities continue to plan for a green reconstruction.
Experts from Ecoaction took part to discuss the past, the current and the future of the just transition in Ukraine.
The outcomes of the event “Building back greener is building back stronger: Ukraine’s transition from coal to clean” prior to the Ukraine Recovery Conference in London.
The outcomes of the meeting of representatives of 17 Ukrainian coal mining communities with representatives of the Ministry of Reconstruction and Development of Ukraine.
Communities will be able to rapidly rebuild a better, more secure and sustainable future from the ground up.
Civil Society Position on Coal Mining Communities’ Just Transition in the Post-War Recovery of Ukraine
The just transition of coal towns will help create conditions for post-war green recovery and sustainable development.
Representatives of the coal regions noted that their towns are ready to become pilots of the green post-war recovery of Ukraine.
Despite the full-scale war Ukrainian coal towns still hope to implement the policy of just transition.