Sustainable Energy and Economy Network
1112 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20036
Janet is co-director of the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network, where she provides analysis of the international financial institutions’ energy investment and carbon finance activities. Her recent studies on the World Bank’s climate activities include World Bank: Climate Profiteer, and Dirty is the New Clean: A critique of the World Bank’s strategic framework for development and climate change. She has appeared on several radio programs and C-SPAN sharing positive visions for fair and equitable climate action in the United States and overseas. As a founding participant in the global Climate Justice Now! network, Janet is committed to bringing hard-hitting policy analysis into grassroots and grasstops organizing.
Before joining IPS, Janet was a visiting faculty member at the College of the Atlantic and directed the Watershed Initiative of the Center for Applied Human Ecology at the College. Her work in youth and women’s empowerment through community farming and sustainability has brought Janet from coastal Maine to the heart of Worcester, Massachusetts to Bangladesh.
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 in Latin America and the Caribbean. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Vermont.
Civil Society to World Bank President Dr. Jim Kim: Add Your Voice to the Choir of Support for a Financial Transactions Tax
October 9 - Now's the time for the World Bank's leader to make a bold move on the FTT.
The Green Climate Fund's "No-Objection" Procedure and Private Finance: Lessons Learned from Existing Institutions
September 6 - IPS teamed up with Friends of the Earth and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives to produce this set of recommendations for the future of the Green Climate Fund.
Photo Slideshow: An Act of Art
July 9 - I joined artist activists in London for a guerilla installation and performance piece at the Tate Modern Museum to protest oil giant BP's involvement in the art community.