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.
There’s one place in the world where the Green New Deal is a policy reality. But is it living up to its hype?
IPS Associate Fellow Emira Woods joins CNN International to discuss the impact of fossil fuel extraction, especially on the frontline communities in Africa currently suffering from the effects an oil spill in southern Nigeria.
Western observers want to blame India for the failure of the UN climate talks. Not so fast.
While the divestment movement is working to hold fossil fuel companies accountable, the World Bank is protecting and financing them.
We all think that climate change is somebody else’s problem. We have to be persuaded otherwise.
Nebraska still gets 51% of its electricity from coal. But there’s good news: Nebraska has exceptional potential for wind energy.
Europe is ahead of much of the world in combining decarbonization with an equitable shift to clean energy. And it’s still not enough.
How an Energy Transition Could Power Nebraska
Groundbreaking New Institute for Policy Studies Report Analyzes How a Just Transition to Wind Energy Could Power Nebraska
The world must agree to trade rules that encourage a fair and democratic transition away from fossil fuels and toward a Global Green New Deal.