Posts Tagged: climate finance
Despite dire warnings, politically influential big banks continue to lend billions to the fossil fuel industry every year.
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.
So far, UN climate change conferences have sidestepped the real business of keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
An innovative new tax could fund climate transition and help rebuild the social safety net. So why is the White House knocking it?
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
As climate activists converge on New York, world leaders will meet behind closed doors with corporate honchos who bank on 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?