Naomi Klein’s powerful new book cuts through the jargon to offer real solutions to climate change.
Janet Redman, director of IPS’ Climate Policy Program joins a panel of experts presented by Brooklyn For Peace – Climate Action to investigate why global efforts to stop climate change have failed so far, and what needs to be done.
Will the Green Climate Fund – the UN body tasked with funding the transition to a clean-energy, climate-resilient future in the developing world – invest in fossil fuels?
Cap-and-trade offsets with out-of-state or even foreign interests won’t help the state meet its goals.
The carbon trade doesn’t just fail to address climate change. In countries like Honduras, it funnels cash to notorious human rights abusers and threatens vital resources.
A new website, climatemarkets.org, offers a range of materials that could help climate activists and advocates understand climate solutions: Wall Street approaches, private investment, and more.
The greenwashed economy threatens our ability to pursue sustainable development.
The violence playing out in Honduras shows the dark underbelly of the international carbon credit trade.
The Earth Democracy Conference builds on the “Declaration” adopted by the Ecojustice People’s Movement Assembly at the 2010 US Social Forum. As part of The Earth Democracy Conference that brings together people who are working on the frontlines of the ecojustice movement, IPS’ Daphne Wysham will be featured on this panel, Debunking Carbon Markets and the Neo-liberal “Green” Economy.
The World Bank’s perverse incentives to pollute continue preempting a better, more principled way forward.
Is climate change a business opportunity, columnist Laura Carlsen asks, or a chance to change the way we structure our economies and our lives?
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.
IPS staffer Daphne Wysham debates whether a Carbon Cap and Trade Policy is the best economically viable method to achieve a sustainable level of carbon emissions in the United States.
With a city motto of “Exclusively Industrial,” the town of Vernon was already a pollution magnet. Then offsets made it worse.
G8 leaders’ seclusion at the Lake Toyako resort was symbolic of their larger isolation from global public opinion on fighting global warming.