In order to avert a climate catastrophe, we must transition away from fossil fuels to a clean energy economy. On both a domestic and a global level, climate change hurts poor people and communities of color first and worst, so we seek solutions that center economic and racial justice as critical components of addressing climate change.
In a new analysis for the Costs of War project at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University, IPS Associate Fellow Miriam Pemberton lays out a case for a transition from a militarized to a decarbonized economy.
There are several reasons to be optimistic, from repairing the ozone layer to combating COVID.
PRESS CONFERENCE: Join IPS and NM leaders 2/2 at 9 AM MT on “Why New Mexico Needs a Just Transition from Fossil Fuels and False Solutions”
IPS will host a critical virtual press conference highlighting key findings from a new report and featuring the insight and perspectives of key New Mexican environmental justice and Indigenous leaders.
The five detainees include leaders of the campaign that won the world’s first metals mining ban in 2017 — a ban the cash-strapped government may be moving to overturn.
IPS joins an international coalition condemning the assassination of environmental leaders in Honduras.
How community-led energy solutions can benefit the Land of Enchantment — and the country.
New Institute for Policy Studies Report Exposes Stark Choice in New Mexico between Just Transition and False Solutions
The report features insights from New Mexican researchers and community leaders on how community-led energy solutions would benefit the state.
When it’s a choice between averting catastrophe and making money, Wall Street will always choose making money.
Not if we want to see a safe, decent, and sustainable future, say UN researchers
Oceanagold is trying to dig deeper into the heart of legally-designated “conservation land” to mine gold.