Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior heads back to Aberdeen for ‘Just Transition’ event

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  • Date: 07/22/2021
  • Source: Energy Voice
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Country: Gulf

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior heads back to Aberdeen for ‘Just Transition’ event

The Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior ship will be back in Aberdeen on Saturday for a live panel event on the need for a “just transition” for oil workers. A panel discussion including Aberdeen North SNP MP Kirsty Blackman, RMT union boss Jake Molloy, Narayan Shrestha from Aberdeen Multicultural Centre and Steve Gray from Green Unison Scotland, as well as representatives from Aberdeen Climate Action and the Friends of St Fitticks Park community group will take part. The event will be held at 2pm on Saturday at Aberdeen Harbour, with members of the public encouraged to join virtually via a livestream link. The Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior is sailing back to Aberdeen after staging an event this week at the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm highlighting the need for a just transition for oil workers to move into renewables. Greenpeace is carrying out a “Just Transition Tour” seeking action for the Scottish Government to prevent oil workers being “abandoned”, which “was seen with coal miners and shipbuilders in years gone by”. As well as the Beatrice protest, Greenpeace has been moving a 42-ft wind turbine blade across the country, including Aberdeen’s Duthie Park, to raise awareness. Saturday’s event will likely cover hot topics including…