This week leaders of the world’s largest economies once again missed an opportunity to actually do something on climate change.
Climate funding expert Janet Redman responds to Green Climate Fund meeting: By pushing the private sector, the United States is placing a stop payment order on public support to the men, women and children most devastated by climate change.
Across the world, communities of color and people living in poverty are disproportionately impacted by climate change. Droughts have pushed parts of Kenya, Ethiopia and Somaliland to near the point of collapse, threatening the lives and livelihoods of more than 10 million people. In the US, nearly 350 people died in unprecedented tornadoes, with hundreds more affected by floods along the Mississippi River, and droughts across the South.
United Nations climate negotiations have resumed, this time in Germany.
More than 90 environment, development, human rights, and anti-debt organizations from around the world want the Bank to have no say in setting up this key new tool for helping poor nations address climate change.
In the face of enormous need, civil society calls on leaders to use innovative financing tools in the fight against climate change.
In 50 years we’ll know what we should have done today.
Things are not looking good in the UN climate talks, but all hope isn’t lost…yet.
The Mexican government and the UN climate convention secretariat are investing in security to keep people out when real human and ecological security will require all of our voices.
Climate justice policy factsheets directly from the UN climate negotiations in Cancun, Mexico
In this critical time when the economic crisis has pushed over 50 million more people into extreme poverty, this year’s call to action invites activists to come together in support of confronting and solving:
* Climate Justice
* Food Sovereignty
* Poverty Eradication
An assessment of finance in global climate negotiations
Obama’s climate change guy Todd Stern has just wrapped up a tour of Latin America. It wasn’t vacation: more like a critical lobbying opportunity.
Naomi Klein, Ambassador Pablo Salon, and Michele Roberts will discuss climate debt and its implications for building a movement for climate justice. Panelists will also share their insights on outcomes from the Copenhagen climate conference and what that means for climate activism in the U.S. and abroad.
Janet Redman speaks to the Kyoto Protocol Stocktaking Session about climate justice.