Q&A: Why Durban is different to climate change agreements of the past

Q&A: Why Durban is different to climate change agreements of the past World governments have committed themselves to reaching a legally binding deal. What are the chances of the process succeeding? What happened in Durban? For the first time, world governments committed themselves to write a comprehensive global agreement to …

Green Climate Fund Fraud: Another World Bank Coup

It’s official. South Africa’s neo-liberal politico, the World Bank flunky Trevor Manuel, will co-chair the 50-member committee to design the $100 billion Green Climate Fund! Talk about corruption of the UNFCCC process! Why, just last December in Cancun, the developing countries were assured that the World Bank would be taking …

The Road to the Green Climate Fund | World Resources Institute

By Athena Ballesteros on February 14, 2011 Tags: adaptation climate finance financial institutions international policy MDB world bank Final session at COP-16 Cancun. Photo credit: WRIThis post originally appeared on the World Bank blog Development in a Changing Climate The UN Climate Talks in December 2010 concluded with a set …

The Cancun Compacts: Nations of world choose hope in face of climate crisis

“Confidence is back,” announced Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon at the conclusion of climate talks in Cancun at 3 am. “Hope has returned.” Restoring hopes crushed by the collapse last year of Copenhagen’s climate negotiations, the nations of the world have rediscovered consensus on addressing global warming pollution tonight in Cancun. …

Pension Funds Leading in Cancun on Green Investing Initiatives

RI News Alert: › ATP targets first direct renewables investment for €1bn emerging markets climate commitment › Comment: NAPF misses the point on Stewardship? Cancún Special: Institutional investors bullish as they arrive at COP16 for climate financing talks ESG Headlines from IPE.com: › UK roundup: Sackers, TPR, Lehman Brothers, Nortel, …

Investors Representing Over $15 Trillion Call for U.S., International Action on Climate Change

Press release CONTACT: Meg Wilcox, Ceres (617) 319-6457 (cell) Investors Representing Over $15 Trillion Call for U.S., International Action on Climate Change Investors Say Weak U.S. Policies Causing Private Capital To Go Overseas; Strong Policies Needed to Close Widening Climate Investment Gap November 16, 2010 BOSTON – The world’s largest …