Push for New Pact on Climate Change Is Plagued by Old Divide of Wealth

Push for New Pact on Climate Change Is Plagued by Old Divide of Wealth By JUSTIN GILLIS and CORAL DAVENPORTSEPT. 20, 2014 President Christopher J. Loeak of the Marshall Islands outside his home after tidal flooding. Credit Giff Johnson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images At 1 p.m. on Sunday, tens of …

Other News – Our Planet’s Future Is in the Hands of 58 People

Our Planet’s Future Is in the Hands of 58 People   By Roberto Savio*   ROME, Apr  2014 (IPS) – In case you missed it, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third and final part of a report on Apr. 13 in which it says bluntly that …

[Climate Bonds] COP19 snippets: UN climate negotiations a damp squib / HSBC’s Robins “We need to integrate climate into financial policy” / GGGI CEO says investors should expect change in a rush, leaving assets stranded: “hedge your bets”!

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘COP19 snippets: UN climate negotiations a damp squib / HSBC’s Robins “We need to integrate climate into financial policy” / GGGI CEO says investors should expect change in a rush, leaving assets stranded: “hedge your bets”!‘ I’ve been in Warsaw for more than …

OTHER NEWS: Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net

     Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net   By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2013 (IPS) – With the richest one percent of the population now owning 40 percent of global assets, and the bottom half sharing just one percent, inequality is fast being recognised …

GIFT: An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development

Global Institute For Tomorrow – Programme Updates – Summer 2013 Programme Updates – Summer 2013 An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development issued by the UN last month outlines 10 priorities covering the four main dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth and the end of poverty, social inclusion,environmental sustainability, and good governance. Water resources for drinking, sanitation, energy …

GIFT: An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development

Global Institute For Tomorrow – Programme Updates – Summer 2013   Programme Updates – Summer 2013 An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development issued by the UN last month outlines 10 priorities covering the four main dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth and the end of poverty, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and good governance. Water resources for drinking, sanitation, energy and …

Developed nations – led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund

MEDIA ADVISORY Thursday December 1st, 2011 Developed Nations – Led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund. Durban, South Africa, Dec. 1, 2011? Today 163 civil society organisations from 39 countries released a letter exposing an attempt led by the US, …