Tagged: Kyoto Protocol
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil's in the details.
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.
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.
Co-director of the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network at IPS, Janet Redman, provides live updates from the UN Climate Summit, Doha, on the Green Climate Fund, a "Robin Hood" tax on financial transactions, protests, and more.
Janet Redman, Co-Director of the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network, will be at the UN Climate Summit in Doha, Qatar, providing live updates from the conference and advocating for innovatice sources of finance – such as a “Robin Hood” tax on financial transactions – to fill the Green Climate Fund.
A former Central American president proposes that all vulnerable countries should occupy the UN climate change meeting and refuse to leave until progress is made.
Many countries -- especially the wealthiest ones -- are dragging their feet.
This week leaders of the world's largest economies once again missed an opportunity to actually do something on climate change.
United Nations climate negotiations have resumed, this time in Germany.
Cancun was not a surprise. Nor was it a failure. This much is easy to say.