Open Letter to Board Members of Green Climate Fund: "Don't Shut Us Out!"
73 civil society organizations urge members of the Green Climate Fund board to pass rules promoting public participation, transparency and accountability.
Expert Available: Janet Redman, expert on the Green Climate Fund, governing instrument to finance climate adaptation
"If this fund is about maximizing private sector investment versus meeting the needs of people in developing countries around climate change, then we’re risking not actually addressing the climate crisis," said Redman. "What we’re doing then is making money for the private sector, and that’s not the point of the Green Climate Fund."
Human Rights Leaders Around the World Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Uphold Voting Rights
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, 21 others sign open letter to the justices
Washington DC Premiere of "Shift Change," Documentary on Employee Ownership and the New Economy
A new documentary, SHIFT CHANGE, highlighting a successful and growing cooperative and employee ownership sector in the United States, has its premiere with two screening events.
First Step to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff: Close Offshore Tax Loopholes
Offshore tax dodging costs United States $150 billion annually -- groups illustrate impact with 16 dramatic ways lost revenue could be used.
New IPS Proposal Would Scrap Most of the Deficit
Without trimming the safety net, an Institute for Policy Studies framework would shrink the federal budget deficit by $881 billion per year while making the United States more equitable, green, and secure.