As the nation grapples with climate change, the need for a fair transition for workers and communities that have depended upon coal jobs and revenue has also gained traction. Even in West Virginia such discussions are starting to get attention despite strong political support for the coal industry. Ohio Valley ReSource reporter Brittany Patterson covers a recent conference in Charleston where speakers facilitated a conversation about what constitutes a “just transition” as well as how West Virginia and other regions that depend on coal could actually get there. Read the full story here.
March 5, 2020