Climate activists remain hopeful despite the potentially disastrous Trump administration.
As the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board prepares to meet in Bali, Oscar Reyes identifies some of the key issues that will shape an institution that is expected to become central in providing international climate finance.
Disasters, inaction, and corporate sponsorship are increasingly desperate realities of the climate talks in Warsaw. IPS guest bloggers highlight the problems associated with these issues, which are rapidly becoming ‘normal’ at UN climate summits.
With China and the United States enabling each other to avoid meaningful emission reductions, the rest of the developing world must take the lead.
United Nations climate negotiations have resumed, this time in Germany.
More than 90 organizations and global networks urge leaders to strictly limit the role and influence of the World Bank in designing a new Green Climate Fund.
In the face of enormous need, civil society calls on leaders to use innovative financing tools in the fight against climate change.
The Mexican government and the UN climate convention secretariat are investing in security to keep people out when real human and ecological security will require all of our voices.
Climate justice policy factsheets directly from the UN climate negotiations in Cancun, Mexico
How much money is on the table to combat climate change, where it comes from and how it flows will be at the heart of global climate negotiations at the end of this year in Cancun.
In Bonn, Germany, chances of signing any global climate deal in Copenhagen this December — let alone a fair deal — are increasingly slim.
A Critique of the World Bank’s Strategic Framework for Development and Climate Change.
G8 leaders’ seclusion at the Lake Toyako resort was symbolic of their larger isolation from global public opinion on fighting global warming.
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.
The outcome of the Bali climate talks is more likely to benefit the World Bank and investors than to put the brakes on climate change.