Trump administration policies are systematically making natural disasters more harmful for the poor and people of color.
“Green Climate Fund: A Performance Check” found that only seven percent of the $2.2 billion in funds already allocated to projects and programs will pass through national or subnational developing country institutions.
An initial assessment of whether the Green Climate Fund is living up to its mandate finds that its becoming a sideshow to big development banks.
When it comes to diversity, there’s a “green ceiling” in many climate action groups, even as climate change affects people of color first and worst.
Our culture of legalized bribery makes climate disasters more likely, but there’s an alternative.
Rick Perry was all ready to release a broadside against clean energy policies. Career civil servants pulled the rug out.
Ratcheting tensions between the U.S. and North Korea are now nothing new for its Pacific colony Guam.
Investing in the renewable energy economy is a win-win-win for consumers, but fossil fuel interests will do anything to prove otherwise.
The United States is using this Pacific colony as its own private firing range.
Leilani Ganser is an indigenous rights organizer and political science major at Reed College. She’s a Next Leader at the Institute for Policy Studies.
The mercury is rising, and so are utility bills. So why does this administration want to scrap those Energy Star labels that help us save?
While Trump puts his fossil fuel interests first, cities, states, and the international community will move towards a clean energy transition, IPS associate fellow Daphne Wysham told the Real News Network.
But by pursuing aggressive climate change action, states can create opportunities for scientists and engineers to remain in the United States. Let’s just hope they don’t jump ship for France first.
Exiting the Paris climate pact is a colossal foreign policy mistake. But it may prevent the U.S. from watering down future agreements.
As the Trump administration continues to falsely claim that fossil fuels are needed for job growth, cities and states can play a larger role in addressing climate change and creating jobs, IPS climate policy expert Basav Sen told Rising Up with Sonali.