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Janet Redman is director of the Climate Policy Program at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC, where she provides analysis of the international financial institutions’ energy investment and carbon finance activities. She appears regularly on radio, TV and in print 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. She is currently working with grassroots coalitions and global campaigns like the Climate Justice Alliance and Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice to develop innovative policies to reinvest in the new economy. Janet serves on the board of directors of the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives.
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 involvement in youth and women’s empowerment through community farming and sustainability has allowed Janet to work with local activists from coastal Maine 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.
Last Chance to Put Climate on the Debate Agenda
October 22 - Both President Obama and Governor Romney have to break their silence on climate change in the third and final presidential debate tonight
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.