In the second issues of the International Review of Contemporary Law, dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter, Phyllis Bennis writes about the Paris climate talks, the UN, terrorism, and the global war on terror.
IPS Climate Policy program Director Janet Redman talks about the consequences of the Supreme Court stay of the Clean Power Plan.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil’s in the details.
There is a diplomatic silence over carbon trading at COP21, but a Paris climate agreement could offer a lifeline to carbon ‘offsetting’ schemes, while new rules could help build a global carbon market.
The leaders of fossil fuel companies are personally incentivized to keep their firms on a path of climate destruction.
IPS’s Janet Redman reports from Paris on the challenges presented to world leaders by COP21
Even as governments set climate targets, they’re working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.