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.
Electrifying Africa - But at What Cost to Africans?
September 16, 2013 - Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs. By Elizabeth Bast, Janet Redman, Emira Woods
The Tata Mundra Coal Plant: A Test for Presidents Obama and Kim
September 12, 2013 - Coal is a bad investment - for the poorest, for those consuming the power, for the World Bank, and more broadly, for all of us. By Daphne Wysham
Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire
July 3, 2013 - The World Bank is phasing out of coal and ramping up support for "fracked" natural gas, even though research suggests that climate impacts of fracking may be even worse than coal. By Daphne Wysham
Climate Milestones in President Obama's Speech
June 26, 2013 - Obama is finally showing us he is willing to fight - on coal, on tar sands, and on climate. His apparent willingness to challenge the climate impacts of coal and tar sands - after years of silence on both topics - is cause for some celebration. By Daphne Wysham
Video: Daphne Wysham Discusses Highlights of Obama's Climate Speech
June 26, 2013 - President Obama moves in the right direction on carbon emissions and Keystone XL pipeline, but disappoints on the promotion of fracking, says Daphne Wysham. By Daphne Wysham