Lessons from Appalachia

Five Years After Launch

Kristin Lang, Becky McDonnell

October 2014

This blog post was written as part of New Economy Week 2014. It focuses on how communities in Appalachia are grappling with the challenges of climate change through a “just transition” away from fossil fuels. This approach shifts from an economy dependent on coal to one that builds resilient communities, creates local wealth, and stimulates good jobs in diversified economic activities.

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