One of the biggest challenges for SA’s just transition framework, which is being developed by the Presidential Climate Commission (PCC), is to ensure that the country’s progression to a less carbon-intensive energy sector is indeed just and fair, and doesn’t lead to job losses and hardship for the vulnerable.

During months of consultation on the draft framework, the PCC has heard from communities from across the country who are at risk as SA moves away from coal as its main source of power generation...

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