A free event on growing (pun intended) solidarity from local to global, featuring international environmental, human rights and climate justice movement leaders.
Last fall, IPS called the World Bank out on its failure to act on its own cleaner energy strategies. Will the institution put its money where its mouth is this time?
Join the discussion about who will win and who will lose the battle for power in the 21st century with IPS Climate Policy Progam, Director Janet Redman.
IPS’s Janet Redman is a featured panelist in THE RISE OF THE GREEN ECONOMY: Environmental Sustainability, Development, and Equity.
Long-awaited U.S. Contribution to the Green Climate Fund Welcome – But Action Needed on Keeping Fund “Clean”
IPS Climate Policy Director Janet Redman comments on U.S.’s $3 billion pledge to the Green Climate Fund
Investments in renewable energy are exploding, while fossil fuel bastions grow desperate
Eight bold solutions, rooted in social movements, that can break through our broken political system.
After four years of negotiations over the framework of a new UN Green Climate Fund, countries have agreed on what are considered “essential elements” to make the Fund operational.
The greenwashed economy threatens our ability to pursue sustainable development.
The Rio declaration contains 283 paragraphs of blank prose that “reaffirm,” “note,” and “acknowledge” a long shopping list of activities, but “commit” to virtually nothing.
Don’t bank on a new “green economy” to solve our climate challenges.
Simply obtaining measures to implement the commitments made 20 years ago would be better than creating any new corporate-driven initiatives or issuing yet more empty promises.
The military spending cut is real for the first time, but only about one percent of the Pentagon’s total.
Necessity forced Cuban leaders to adopt an environmentally friendly, self-reliant strategy that can aid the Earth’s well being and humanity’s survival.
In the first entry on a two-part series, we look at how Cuban leaders could forge a new environmental mission in 2012.