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.
South Korea’s Green New Deal: Myths Versus Realities
There’s one place in the world where the Green New Deal is a policy reality. But is it living up to its hype?
Climate Change Disproportionately Affects Africa
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.
Fossil Fueled Foreign Policy: Why COP26 Flopped
Western observers want to blame India for the failure of the UN climate talks. Not so fast.
We Can’t Trust the World Bank to Stand Up to Powerful Fossil Fuel Companies
While the divestment movement is working to hold fossil fuel companies accountable, the World Bank is protecting and financing them.
Climate of Delusion
We all think that climate change is somebody else’s problem. We have to be persuaded otherwise.
Nebraska Can Be a Leader in Wind Energy. Here’s How.
Nebraska still gets 51% of its electricity from coal. But there’s good news: Nebraska has exceptional potential for wind energy.
European Green Deal: Step Forward, Backward, or Sideways?
Europe is ahead of much of the world in combining decarbonization with an equitable shift to clean energy. And it’s still not enough.
Rain and Sunshine and Wind
How an Energy Transition Could Power Nebraska
“Nebraskans Deserve a Livable Future”
Groundbreaking New Institute for Policy Studies Report Analyzes How a Just Transition to Wind Energy Could Power Nebraska
A New Trade Vision for a Green New Deal
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.