This article follows up on the previous article “What is climate justice” exploring where these terms appear in the international climate change regime and explaining the different concepts.
Climate justice comprises several types of justice: distributive; procedural; intergenerational and compensatory. This article also addresses the principles of climate justice.
Underdeveloped and developing countries today have an opportunity that the world’s current industrial superpowers didn't have when they were developing; these countries can modernize through the use of renewable energy sources.
Green energy currently presents opportunities for more jobs than oil and gas. However, changes will have to involve careful consideration of the people that had previously gained their livelihood from the fossil fuel industry.