A new wave of extractivism from the Global South is the hidden side of the energy transitions in the North.
Can Afghanistan’s mineral wealth finance a transition to a carbon-neutral future?
How committed is the Biden administration to reshaping U.S. foreign policy to save the planet?
The Maryland-based initiative targets people who have historically helped to build the wealth of this society but had no real participation in that wealth.
The future of sustainable energy innovation is women-led, community-powered, and based in the Global South.
Join Institute for Policy Studies, Next System Project, and Kalpavriksh for a discussion on these and similar questions, drawing upon parallel experiences and insights from several different continents.
Miriam Pemberton, Director of IPS’s Peace Economy Transitions Project, will be a featured panelist in a talk hosted by American University’s Global Environmental Politics Program and US Foreign Policy and National Security Program.
Three visionary thinkers offer their ideas for a more just and equitable economic future.
A seminar about Bégué Coco, a unique social enterprise that is creating jobs for youth, building the local, healthy living movement, and supporting environmental preservation.
In this brown bag event, Sapna Thottathil will explore the historical, political, and economic politics that have shaped the South Indian organic farming movement.
Necessity forced Cuban leaders to adopt an environmentally friendly, self-reliant strategy that can aid the Earth’s well being and humanity’s survival.
In the first entry on a two-part series, we look at how Cuban leaders could forge a new environmental mission in 2012.
The US and Venezuela are at odds on the government level but share one thing in common; both countries are heavily dependent on fossil fuel exploitation. Join IPS’ Sustainable Energy and Economy Networks for a conversation on: what lessons the US can learn from Venezuela’s experiences as it plans to transition to a renewable energy economy; and the prospects of Venezuela agreeing not to exploit its heavy oil reserves.
Disposable plastic bag manufacturers are waging a misinformation campaign that even targets the individual companies that offer green shoppers reusable bag options.