Janet Redman

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Janet Redman

IPS associate fellow Janet Redman is the former director of the Climate Policy Program. For more than a decade, her work has supported the transition from an extractive, fossil fueled economy to equitable, democratic and local living economies. To that end, Janet uses research, writing and strategic conversations to develop bold ideas in domestic and international policy spaces that redefine what is politically possible. She also practices nurturing deep relationships with grassroots organizations and networks in the global South and North is necessary to align policy advocacy with the goals of social, economics and environmental justice movements. Janet is currently the U.S. Policy Director at Oil Change International and serves on the board of directors of the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives.

Janet holds a Master’s Degree from Clark University in International Development and Social Change, where she focused her graduate research on regional trade integration and social movements in Latin America and the Caribbean. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Vermont.

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Wall Street’s Climate Finance Bonanza

Government officials from an elite group of developed countries meeting in Washington DC appear to be on the brink of instigating yet another big bank giveaway, this time in the name of fighting climate change.

Wall Street’s Climate Finance Bonanza

An elite group of developed countries appears to be on the brink of instigating yet another corporate handout and big bank giveaway--this time in the name of fighting climate change.

A Quick Look at the Ecological State of the Union

Four actions that Obama can take now, without Congress, to address climate change. Obama doesn't have to wait for Congress to act, and we don't have to wait for Obama, either.

A Tiny Tax in Europe, a Big Win for Climate?

Global campaigners are pushing European Union countries to be ambitious in targeting a significant portion of revenue from taxing financial transactions to fight climate chaos.
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