Global Just Transition

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More Butterflies, Fewer Billionaires: Unrigging the Global Economy

The world has one last shot at reducing global inequality and saving the planet.

Channeling the Global North’s “Clean Energy” Transition

How can activists in the north and south work together to ensure a global just transiti

The Mineral Rush

Wealthy countries are angling for access to the resources of poorer countries to power a “clean energy” transition. But this transition is about so much more than that.

How Russia’s War in Ukraine Threatens the Planet

The war has cost lives and destroyed the Ukrainian economy. But it has also been a major environmental hazard.

How to Rapidly Reduce Fossil Fuel Use

Hint: rationing is a better approach than markets.

Colombia Adopts an Unprecedented Energy Policy—but Needs Help to Pull It Off

Will the world, and particularly the United States, now lend a hand to Colombia to pull it out of its economic hole?

Free Trade or Just Green Trade?

Corporations are using trade and investment treaties to handcuff global and national efforts to save the planet.

Can the World Save the World?

The international community has so far failed to made a dent in the climate crisis. Is the problem all about governance?

From the Unsustainable Here to the Sustainable There

Economic growth is killing the planet. How do we engineer an alternative?

What Climate Debt Does the North Owe the South?

Richer countries haven’t met their $100 billion promise to help poorer countries move beyond fossil fuels. Where’s the money going to come from?