Month: March 2023

“But what about the jobs?”

By Kerishma Ramnath

In the South African context, where almost half a million people are employed in the mining sector, the transition to clean energy has to answer the question, “What about the jobs?”. While many livelihoods do indeed depend on carbon intensive energy, ‘job loss’ and ‘going green’ are certainly not synonymous terms. This point is among…