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Janet Redman
Co-Director
Sustainable Energy and Economy Network

janet@ips-dc.org
1112 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20036


Sustainable Energy and Economy Network

Janet Redman

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.

Recent Work

Blog
Robin Hood Tax, Not Corporate Greed, Should be Focus of Climate Finance Meetings, Say Activists
April 11 - Chanting, "Human need, not corporate greed! Robin Hood Tax now!" protesters dressed as polar bears, farmers, and bankers engaged with officials entering the meeting to urge them to support a Robin Hood Tax.

Blog
Wall Street's Climate Finance Bonanza
April 10 - Government officials from an elite group of developed countries meeting in Washington DC appear to be on the brink of instigating yet another big bank giveaway, this time in the name of fighting climate change.

Commentary
Wall Street's Climate Finance Bonanza
April 10 - An elite group of developed countries appears to be on the brink of instigating yet another corporate handout and big bank giveaway--this time in the name of fighting climate change. Published in The Indypendent and Truthout.

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