Issues / Climate
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.
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
President Obama rejected the Keystone XL pipeline while backing increased oil, gas, and coal production.
The woes of Fossil fuel executives like former coal CEO Don Blankenship might make it easier to mobilize in the fight against climate change.
Spooky weather patterns are disrupting specialty crops.