The Story of Cap and Trade
The Story of Cap & Trade looks at the leading climate solution being discussed at Copenhagen and on Capitol Hill. The staff of IPS' Sustainable Energy and Economy Network assisted with the script for this fast-paced, fact-filled video. If you've heard about cap and trade, but aren't sure how it works (or who benefits), watch this film or read this op-ed by IPS Fellow, Daphne Wysham.
Is the World Bank turning up the heat?
December 6, 2012 - Daphne Wysham sat down with Al Jazeera's Inside Story to discuss a recent World Bank report on climate change and their own role in contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. By Brian Cruikshank
The Private Sector's Murky Role in Climate Finance
December 6, 2012 - Multinational corporations and investment banks shouldn't dominate financing of climate adaptations, says Janet Redman, reporting live from the UN Climate Summit, Doha, Qatar. By Janet Redman
Doha Talks Show Need for Climate Action in Post-Sandy U.S.
December 5, 2012 - Will the United States ever change its policy of obstructing international action to stop climate change? If so, the political pressure to change the country's role will have to come from the American people. By Janet Redman
We're Not Broke
December 5, 2012 - This commonsense guide to avoiding the fiscal swindle would nearly eliminate the budget deficit while making the United States more equitable, green, and secure. By Emily Schwartz Greco
At Climate Summit, It's Economy First, Then Survival
December 1, 2012 - Update from Doha, Qatar: As countries (somewhat ironically) gather in the petro-state of Qatar for the annual UN climate summit, it's even more apparent that economic considerations override concerns about severe environmental disruption, and even survival. By Janet Redman
Janet Redman provides live updates from the UN Climate Summit, Doha
November 30, 2012 - 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. By Janet Redman