We all think that climate change is somebody else’s problem. We have to be persuaded otherwise.
Groundbreaking New Institute for Policy Studies Report Analyzes How a Just Transition to Wind Energy Could Power Nebraska
If economic growth ushered in this era of climate change, how can economic growth also be part of the solution?
How committed is the Biden administration to reshaping U.S. foreign policy to save the planet?
Almost 900 cities, universities, and governments have divested over $6 trillion from the fossil fuel industry. Why not yours?
Last fall, IPS called the World Bank out on its failure to act on its own cleaner energy strategies. Will the institution put its money where its mouth is this time?
Long-awaited U.S. Contribution to the Green Climate Fund Welcome – But Action Needed on Keeping Fund “Clean”
IPS Climate Policy Director Janet Redman comments on U.S.’s $3 billion pledge to the Green Climate Fund
Investments in renewable energy are exploding, while fossil fuel bastions grow desperate
Eight bold solutions, rooted in social movements, that can break through our broken political system.
After four years of negotiations over the framework of a new UN Green Climate Fund, countries have agreed on what are considered “essential elements” to make the Fund operational.
The greenwashed economy threatens our ability to pursue sustainable development.
The Rio declaration contains 283 paragraphs of blank prose that “reaffirm,” “note,” and “acknowledge” a long shopping list of activities, but “commit” to virtually nothing.
Don’t bank on a new “green economy” to solve our climate challenges.
Simply obtaining measures to implement the commitments made 20 years ago would be better than creating any new corporate-driven initiatives or issuing yet more empty promises.
The military spending cut is real for the first time, but only about one percent of the Pentagon’s total.