Tagged: carbon finance
The Green Climate Fund was established to provide money for climate adaptations to developing countries
The World Bank is phasing out of coal and ramping up support for "fracked" natural gas, even though research suggests that climate impacts of fracking may be even worse than coal.
The violence playing out in Honduras shows the dark underbelly of the international carbon credit trade.
Participate in a phone conference with IPS Fellow Daphne Wysham as the featured January guest for CCL.
As governments look for new options for public revenue stream, this table by IPS Global Economy project director Sarah Anderson shows which options can be considered, their potential revenue, and their administrative and political feasibility.
Bush had a doctrine, Nixon had a doctrine, even Jimmy Carter had a doctrine. Why doesn't Obama?
How much money is on the table to combat climate change, where it comes from and how it flows will be at the heart of global climate negotiations at the end of this year in Cancun.
Join us for a lively discussion on the World Bank's carbon finance strategies.
The World Bank irresponsibly and recklessly continues to perpetuate the world’s dependence on climate-altering fossil fuels while profiting from carbon trading, a dubious remedy to climate change.
As it outsources emissions cuts, the World Bank is dealing from both ends of the climate change deck.