Issues / Climate
IPS Statement on the Signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
A Canadian oil conglomerate is suing the U.S. over its actions to protect the climate. It’s a small taste of what could come under the TPP.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil's in the details.
A coalition of ten European countries moved forward with a proposal to implement a tiny tax on financial transactions at today’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) meeting in Brussels.
There is a diplomatic silence over carbon trading at COP21, but a Paris climate agreement could offer a lifeline to carbon ‘offsetting’ schemes, while new rules could help build a global carbon market.
IPS's Janet Redman reports from Paris on the challenges presented to world leaders by COP21
Billionaires are hyping nuclear power as a magic cure for climate change.
A letter from environmental, social justice, faith, consumer and partner organizations.
Experts from the Institute for Policy Studies available for interview from the Paris negotiations from November 30th through December 12th.
So far, UN climate change conferences have sidestepped the real business of keeping fossil fuels in the ground.