Posts Tagged: climate justice
Washington just made a $500 million down payment on climate resilience in the developing world. But the fund's choice of financial partners is raising some eyebrows.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil's in the details.
Without concrete, enforceable emissions targets and transition financing, the Paris climate talks will only deepen our climate crisis.
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.
Faced with the failure of conventional lobbying, the climate protection movement is now turning to mass civil disobedience—but we can take it further still.
Where the old institutions have failed, insurgent global citizens must now defend the climate directly and preserve the public trust for generations to come.
Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs.
With the latest green finance talks in Songdo, wealthy countries have taken another step toward financializing the world's response to climate change.
With China and the United States enabling each other to avoid meaningful emission reductions, the rest of the developing world must take the lead.
What we got from Durban was largely a set of promises to do something...some other time.