The World Bank irresponsibly and recklessly continues to perpetuate the world’s dependence on climate-altering fossil fuels while profiting from carbon trading, a dubious remedy to climate change.
As it outsources emissions cuts, the World Bank is dealing from both ends of the climate change deck.
The threat of global warming, argues columnist Walden Bello, requires a fundamental shift in the global economic system.
Bush still balks on global warming, Australia changes its tune, and activists insist on climate justice.
Little green (business) men have hijacked the climate debate. Their market-based proposals are out of this world and not in a good way.
Enemies don’t have cultures. They have leaders, usually tyrants.
Some governments are gambling that the only way to deal with climate change is the massive restructuring of the earth.
While melting ice caps and alarming shifts in ocean currents flashed across the headlines, little progress was made at December’s climate change meetings.
By insisting on an ineffectual and inequitable system of international emissions trading, the U.S. is obstructing other nations, courting ecological disaster, and preventing a worldwide economic boom from a transition to clean energy.
The World Bank’s Road to Climate Catastrophe