Covid-19 - Govts Must Support a Just Transition for Oil Workers

The novel coronavirus pandemic has seen the world's demand for fossil fuel plummet and oil prices reaching historic lows. While low-carbon transition seems to be gaining attention, education, job creation and other support from governments is critical to save millions of oil industry employees and their communities from collapse, writes Sandeep Pai for Ensia. Oil-producing countries like NigeriaAngola and Algeria are mulling the diversification from oil long before the pandemic but now the need has become more apparent as income into state coffers is impacted with OPEC's decision on production cuts, after a drop in demand.

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