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.
Money for Nothing
July 4, 2011 - Years after the Enron debacle, traders are still fleecing consumers through obscure electricity market loopholes. By Taylor Moulton, published in Common Dreams
A Small Tax on Finance, A Giant Leap Forward for the Climate Fund
June 16, 2011 - Climate activists turned up the heat on government officials attending the UN climate talks, calling for a tiny tax on financial speculation to help pay for the fight against global warming. By Janet Redman
Washington Should Lead on Climate or Stop Standing in the Way
June 6, 2011 - Over the next two weeks, representatives from 194 nations will meet in Bonn, Germany, to push forward a deal to stabilize the global climate and help poor countries address the inevitable changes that global warming brings. By Janet Redman