But fracked gas releases greater greenhouse gas emissions than coal, studies suggest.
Chanting, “Human need, not corporate greed! Robin Hood Tax now!” protesters dressed as polar bears, farmers, and bankers engaged with officials entering the meeting to urge them to support a Robin Hood Tax.
Join us when three DC-based activists from Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural will explain how women, spirituality, and culture have played and continue to play a central role in land movements and the ways international trade agreements target farmer communities. Parts of the film Our Land, Our Lives: The North Carolina Black Farmer’s Experience will be shown.
IPS’s Sustainable Energy & Economy Network and the Embassy of Venezuela co-sponsor a timely discussion on steps Venezuela is taking to abolish fossil fuel dependency.
For several days now, protesters have assembled outside the White House to express their opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline. The proposed pipeline will carry toxic, corrosive bitumen from the tar sands and will stretch over 1,700 miles from Canada to Texas. There, it will be refined, primarily for export.
The creation of a global Green Climate Fund represents an important victory for developing countries and their civil society allies at the UN climate talks held in Cancun in 2010. However, the daunting task of designing almost all major elements of the new fund remains on the agenda for the coming year. Please join us for a dynamic panel discussion with climate finance experts from developing country governments and global civil society.
Not for the first time, the Defense Department announced a green initiative.
China can make a virtue out of necessity by transforming the epicenter of the earthquake into a model Green city.
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.
An honest look at Iraq and the U.S. occupation from an unembedded journalist.
Critiques of Wal-Mart’s approach to sustainability, responding to a bold initiative to turn the world’s largest company green.