Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil’s in the details.
The carbon trade doesn’t just fail to address climate change. In countries like Honduras, it funnels cash to notorious human rights abusers and threatens vital resources.
An elite group of developed countries appears to be on the brink of instigating yet another corporate handout and big bank giveaway–this time in the name of fighting climate change.
Co-director of the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network at IPS, Janet Redman, provides live updates from the UN Climate Summit, Doha, on the Green Climate Fund, a “Robin Hood” tax on financial transactions, protests, and more.
“Obama re-election is a vote for bold action at the UN climate summit,” says expert Janet Redman, attending UN Climate Summit
Janet Redman, Co-Director of the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network, will be at the UN Climate Summit in Doha, Qatar, providing live updates from the conference and advocating for innovatice sources of finance – such as a “Robin Hood” tax on financial transactions – to fill the Green Climate Fund.
A former Central American president proposes that all vulnerable countries should occupy the UN climate change meeting and refuse to leave until progress is made.
Many countries — especially the wealthiest ones — are dragging their feet.
This week leaders of the world’s largest economies once again missed an opportunity to actually do something on climate change.
United Nations climate negotiations have resumed, this time in Germany.
Cancun was not a surprise. Nor was it a failure. This much is easy to say.
Things are not looking good in the UN climate talks, but all hope isn’t lost…yet.
SEEN Co-Director Janet Redman begins her story of the UN Climate Change conference.
Carbon markets are undermining economic justice, sustainability, and climate stability goals.
The original Delhi recyclers have turned garbage into cash for decades. Now, a carbon-credit-generating incinerator may put them out of business.
Little green (business) men have hijacked the climate debate. Their market-based proposals are out of this world and not in a good way.