Tagged: climate justice
As global civil society calls for a renewable energy revolution, the U.S. Congress is considering an African energy initiative that leaves the door wide open to fossil fuels.
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?
As negotiations at the annual UN climate summit enter their final days, three participants weigh in on what's hot - and what's not - at COP19.
Five years after the financial meltdown, the G20 continues promoting failed neoliberal policies that are condemning the world to a vicious cycle of crisis and environmental collapse.
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.
73 civil society organizations urge members of the Green Climate Fund board to pass rules promoting public participation, transparency and accountability.
The active and engaged participation of civil society at the Board and country level is essential for creating an effective, equitable and environmentally sound Fund that can be responsive to the differentiated needs of men and women, minorities and indigenous peoples increasingly impacted by climate change.
As meetings begin in Berlin, Germany, Redman says that the Green Climate Fund must be focused on meeting the needs of people in developing countries, not maximizing corporate profit.
Multinational corporations and investment banks shouldn't dominate financing of climate adaptations, says Janet Redman, reporting live from the UN Climate Summit, Doha, Qatar.
Update from Doha, Qatar: As countries (somewhat ironically) gather in the petro-state of Qatar for the annual UN climate summit, it's even more apparent that economic considerations override concerns about severe environmental disruption, and even survival.