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Just Transition Commission: advice on a green recovery

Published: 30 Jul 2020

Report prepared by the Just Transition Commission, providing advice to the Scottish Government on ensuring a just green recovery.

Just Transition Commission: advice on a green recovery
Footnotes

Footnotes

1 https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-update-economy-secretarys-statement-economic-impact-covid-19-tuesday-21-april-2020/

2 https://www.carnegieuktrust.org.uk/blog/conversations-with-communities-sharing-common-experiences-from-scotland-england-northern-ireland-and-wales/

3 https://www.ifs.org.uk/uploads/The-mental-health-effects-of-the-first-two-months-of-lockdown-and-social-distancing-during-the-Covid-19-pandemic-in-the-UK.pdf

4 https://www.local.gov.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Domestic%20Abuse%20Guide%20UPDATED%20as%20of%2011%20May%20%28PM%29.pdf

5 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-understanding-the-impact-on-bame-communities

6 https://www.gov.scot/publications/scotlands-labour-market-people-places-regions-statistics-annual-population-survey-2019/

7 https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/employmentandemployeetypes/datasets/emp17peopleinemploymentonzerohourscontracts

8 https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/work/trends/goodwork/working-lives-scotland

9 https://www.resolutionfoundation.org/publications/the-effects-of-the-coronavirus-crisis-on-workers/

10 https://www.gov.scot/publications/economic-impact-of-coronavirus-led-labour-market-effects-on-individuals-and-households/

11 https://www.resolutionfoundation.org/app/uploads/2020/03/Doing-what-it-takes.pdf

12 http://www.stuc.org.uk/media-centre/news/1436/call-centres

13 https://rsa.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09595238400185461#.Xv8wJPaSk2w

14 https://www.globalcarbonproject.org/news/TemporaryReductionInCO2EmissionsDuringCOVID-19.html

15 http://www.scottishairquality.scot/news/?id=625

16 https://www.ifs.org.uk/publications/10180

17 https://www.resolutionfoundation.org/publications/class-of-2020/

18 Note this is similar in some respects to the AGER recommendation of implementing a ‘Scottish Guarantee’: https://www.gov.scot/publications/towards-robust-resilient-wellbeing-economy-scotland-report-advisory-group-economic-recovery/

19 https://www.gov.uk/government/news/rishis-plan-for-jobs-will-help-britain-bounce-back

20 https://www.gov.scot/publications/achievement-curriculum-excellence-cfe-levels-2018-19/

21 https://www.suttontrust.com/our-research/covid-19-and-social-mobility-impact-brief/

22 https://www.youthlinkscotland.org/media/4486/lockdown-lowdown-final-report.pdf

23 https://youngminds.org.uk/media/3708/coronavirus-report_march2020.pdf

24 https://www.transport.gov.scot/our-approach/statistics/#63626

25 https://blogs.napier.ac.uk/tri/wp-content/uploads/sites/56/2019/10/Essential-Evidence-4-Scotland-No-17-Cobenefits-of-active-travel.pdf

26 https://blogs.napier.ac.uk/tri/wp-content/uploads/sites/56/2019/02/Essential-Evidence-4-Scotland-No-5-Ambient-air-pollution-and-cardiac-damage.pdf

27 https://yougov.co.uk/topics/transport/survey-results/daily/2020/04/30/62ede/1

28 https://www.transport.gov.scot/news/10-million-for-pop-up-bus-priority-infrastructure-in-scotland/

29 http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=12590&mode=pdf

30 https://www.transport.gov.scot/media/45852/sct09199889061.pdf

31 https://www.alexander-dennis.com/media/news/2020/july/adl-moves-to-leaner-manufacturing-model-as-falling-demand-for-new-buses-and-coaches-forces-company-to-adjust/

32 https://www.abdn.ac.uk/research/acreef/documents/NSP-147.pdf

33 https://www.oxfordenergy.org/wpcms/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Adjustment-in-the-Oil-Market-Structural-Cyclical-or-Both.pdf

34 https://carbontracker.org/reports/decline-and-fall/

35 https://www.gov.scot/publications/just-transition-commission-meeting-papers-september-2019/

36 https://oilandgasuk.co.uk/product/business-outlook-report/

37 https://www.rmt.org.uk/news/rmt-calls-for-urgent-action-to-protect-britains-energy/

38 https://www.gov.scot/news/protecting-energy-sector-workforce-and-net-zero-ambitions/

39 https://fraserofallander.org/covid/regional-impacts-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

40 https://spice-spotlight.scot/2020/04/01/staying-connected-broadband-and-coronavirus-covid-19/

41 https://www.gov.scot/publications/scottish-house-condition-survey-2018-key-findings/

42 eciu.net/analysis/reports/2020/lockdown-in-leaky-homes

43 For instance, deliver emission reductions, help support job creation, and speed of implementation https://www.smithschool.ox.ac.uk/publications/wpapers/workingpaper20-02.pdf

44 Given the international interest in green recovery, much of the evidence base has been set out in publications by organisations such as the International Energy Agency: https://www.iea.org/reports/sustainable-recovery

45 These include, Committee on Climate Change, Climate Emergency Response Group, International Energy Agency, amongst many others.

46 https://wearecitizensadvice.org.uk/net-zero-will-require-big-changes-in-our-homes-we-need-consumer-protections-to-match-3f280c6c51ad

47 https://www.iea.org/reports/sustainable-recovery/a-sustainable-recovery-plan-for-the-energy-sector#abstract

48 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/329715376_Scottish_Public_Health_Network_ScotPHN_Fuel_Poverty_Overview

49 https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/357409/Review7_Fuel_poverty_health_inequalities.pdf

50 If the barrier to prioritising bus measures or the infrastructure needed is because of lack of capacity at a local authority level, then support should be made available to them by establishing a shared team of experts for bus-related infrastructure projects – creating a steady pipeline of jobs as a result.

51 Older buses are often found to be used for school transport.

52 https://www.alexander-dennis.com/media/news/2020/july/adl-moves-to-leaner-manufacturing-model-as-falling-demand-for-new-buses-and-coaches-forces-company-to-adjust/

53 https://bellona.org/publication/joint-paper-laying-the-foundations-for-a-net-zero-society

54 https://greenerjourneys.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Improving-Air-Quality-in-Towns-and-Cities-PROF-DAVID-BEGG-Final.pdf

55 Such as floating wind, hydrogen, CCUS and/or decarbonisation of the North Sea

56 https://forestry.gov.scot/images/corporate/pdf/economic-contribution-forestry-2015.pdf

57 https://www.gov.scot/news/gbp-100-million-for-employment-support-and-training/

58 https://www.nationalgrid.com/document/126256/download

59 https://www.gov.scot/publications/just-transition-commission-meeting-papers-april-2020/

60 https://www.theccc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CCC-to-Cabinet-Secretary-Roseanna-Cunningham-Covid-19-recovery.pdf


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