Address economic mobility and equitable economic development as they relate to climate change impacts and solutions.
EQ-8.1 Create workforce opportunities and training programs that advance the just transition to a resilient region.
IMPLEMENTERS: local governments, Tribal governments, non-profit organizations,
community-based organizations, private sector, economic development organizations
EQ-8.2 Develop integrative policies, plans and initiatives that solve multiple challenges — simultaneously addressing climate change, reducing socioeconomic disparities and increasing economic resilience — to ensure that the transition to a low-carbon, resilient economy benefits historically disinvested communities and drives growth in industries that offer living wage jobs across multiple skill levels.
IMPLEMENTERS: local governments, Tribal governments, economic development organizations