Sustainable Energy and Economy Network
The Sustainable Energy and Economy Network works in partnership with citizens groups nationally and globally on environment, human rights and development issues with a particular focus on energy, climate change, environmental justice, gender equity, and economic issues, particularly as these play out in North-South relations.
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.
What's Hot and What's Not at COP19 in Warsaw
November 22, 2013 - As negotiations at the annual UN climate summit enter their final days, three participants weigh in on what's hot - and what's not - at COP19. By Jonas Bruun, Lauren Gifford, Robbie Watt
A flaw in California's cap-and-trade plan
November 21, 2013 - Cap-and-trade offsets with out-of-state or even foreign interests won't help the state meet its goals. By Alan Ramo and Janet Redman
Corporate Capture in Warsaw: The 'New Normal' in the Disaster Zone
November 18, 2013 - Disasters, inaction, and corporate sponsorship are increasingly desperate realities of the climate talks in Warsaw. IPS guest bloggers highlight the problems associated with these issues, which are rapidly becoming 'normal' at UN climate summits. By Jonas Bruun and Robbie Watt
Opening COP19 Warsaw: A Climate Justice Take on UN Talks
November 12, 2013 - To mark the start of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP19) in Warsaw, Poland, a new series of Climate Justice briefings has been released offering critical perspectives on a number of the crucial issues under discussion. By Oscar Reyes
Climate Policy Expert Calls Lack of Money "Elephant in the Room" at Climate Finance Meeting
October 4, 2013 - The Green Climate Fund was established to provide money for climate adaptations to developing countries By Janet Redman and Oscar Reyes
Report from climate scientists confirms what climate justice advocates already know: The time to act is now
September 27, 2013 - "We hope the IPCC’s report will help skeptics understand that the jury is in and has issued a clear ruling: climate change is underway and we must do all we can to slow it down," said Janet Redman, climate expert at the Institute for Policy Studies. By Janet Redman and Daphne Wysham
- Released December 5, 2012
By Emily Schwartz Greco
These revenue-raisers and spending cuts would narrow the federal budget deficit by $881 billion per year, nearly eliminating it altogether.
- Released September 6, 2012
By Janet Redman
IPS teamed up with Friends of the Earth and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives to produce this set of recommendations for the future of the Green Climate Fund.
- Released November 21, 2011
By Sarah Anderson and John Cavanagh
This report challenges the premise that America is broke. In fact, we argue that the current fiscal challenge poses an opportunity to harness our ample but misdirected resources in ways that will make the country stronger.
- Published January 28, 2009
- ISBN 978-0-7391-3167-1
By Chester Hartman
Three decades ago, conservative ideologues at The Heritage Foundation produced a primer on the Reagan Revolution entitled Mandate for Leadership, which offered an overarching philosophy against the role of government and in favor of markets.
Today, IPS has taken on the same task for the Obama administration. Mandate for Change is aimed at strengthening the new administration at a time when the need for progressive policies — and appointing progressive people to lead such efforts—is most urgent.
- January 30, 2008
Red Pepper Magazine features article “Climate of Change”Visit the publisher's website • See the article
- December 12, 2007
The Nation features article “ Hoodwinked in Bali on Carbon Credits”Visit the publisher's website • See the article
- June 1, 2007
YES! Magazine features article “Democracy Rising”Visit the publisher's website • See the article
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Associate FellowsOscar Reyes