Mexico and many other countries are facing anti-democratic corporate lawsuits like the case that pushed Khan to withdraw from international investment agreements.
While the divestment movement is working to hold fossil fuel companies accountable, the World Bank is protecting and financing them.
A secretive World Bank tribunal lets multinational corporations sue governments over basic regulations. Mexico should lead a Latin American exodus.
Under U.S. trade agreements, corporations are suing developing country governments for sums that far outstrip the value of humanitarian aid.
Para que México despierte de la pesadilla neoliberal y poder garantizar la soberanía nacional, es imperioso reformar sus TLC y TBI.
The Green Climate Fund is supposed to finance the world’s shift away from fossil fuels. But fossil fuel-funding banks are eager to get on board.
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?
Join IPS and ILRF for a roundtable discussion about the Washington Consensus and the Development Debate in 2016 with the author of “Beyond Apologies” to reflect on re-defining the economics of wellbeing.
A Canadian oil conglomerate is suing the U.S. over its actions to protect the climate. It’s a small taste of what could come under the TPP.
The TPP doesn’t just put jobs at risk. It rewrites the rules of business for big corporations—just ask Pope Francis.
Hundreds denounced a secret tribunal housed at the World Bank that is getting ready to rule on a case that could determine the future of El Salvador’s water supply.
IPS’ Climate Policy Program host the release of a book about climate change, people, what is, what was, and what might be.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
Join Institute for Policy Studies’ Global Economy Project and other allies on El Salvador’s Independence Day for a demonstration to say “yes” to life, “no” to mining by protesting the free trade agreements like the TPP!
Institutions are starting to recognize that fossil fuels are part of a bygone era – and that the time to invest in clean energy alternatives is now.