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.
Durban Diary: Climate Reality Check
December 8, 2011 - What we need in Durban is a commitment to complete the mandate that already exists. Countries must deliver a renewed Kyoto Protocol, and effective Green Climate Fund, and substantial money to fill it. By Janet Redman
[VIDEO] What Happened to the Urgency about Climate Change?
December 7, 2011 - This edition of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change lacks the sense of urgency that was visible on years past. On this interview with the Real News Network, we discuss the repercussions of turning away from the future of our planet. By Daphne Wysham
Key Countries, Organizations Call For Innovative Sources of Finance
December 6, 2011 - At a press conference in Durban, South Africa, officials from a diverse set of countries will join civil society leaders to call for innovative sources of finance, including a tax on financial transactions and a fee on emissions from maritime shipping, to be part of a deal in Durban which raises billions of dollars to help fill the Green Climate Fund.
Durban Diary: Dispatch from the Ground
December 6, 2011 - As UN climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa, go into their final week, Janet Redman, co-director of IPS's Sustainable Energy & Economy Network, provides a quick update on the talks. By Janet Redman
Durban Diary: Who is the One Percent at the UN Climate Convention?
December 2, 2011 - Not yet ready to condemn the UN climate change summit, Janet lists the culprits in the corporate, government and diplomatic world who are to blame for the struggle to move forward. By Janet Redman
Durban Diary: #Occupy the COP
December 2, 2011 - 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. By Janet Redman