Our researcher Katharine Klačanský wrote a policy paper on "The Future of Energy Poverty: Will the Social Climate Fund be enough for a just transition?" in which she mentions, for example, that a just transition to a green economy is one that leaves no one behind.
Giving an active role to regional and local authorities will play a vital part for the success of the SCF as explicitly stated in its Article 15. Local authorities’ proximity to citizens and local businesses presents a unique opportunity for proper management and use of the SCF. In the implementation and monitoring of fair transition policies and empower and enable people, civil society and stakeholders to directly participate in policy design and implementation of the Fund. The SCF is an opportunity for the EU to support Member States in this regard.
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