Doha Climate Change Conference – November 2012 – Issue #1

The 2012 UN Climate Change Conference opens in Doha, Qatar, today at the Qatar National Convention Centre and will continue until 7 December. The Conference includes the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 18) and the 8th session of …

Durban Climate Change Negotiations Must Deliver Decisions for Workers and the Planet – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Durban Climate Change Negotiations Must Deliver Decisions for Workers and the Planet Brussels, 23 November 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement is urging governments meeting at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change conference in Durban to step out of their comfort …

UN Environment Talks: Financial Transactions Tax Needed to Fund Climate Action

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 123/140611 UN Environment Talks: Financial Transactions Tax Needed to Fund Climate Action Brussels, 14 June 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions and civil society allies are calling on this week’s UN climate meeting in Bonn to endorse a financial transactions tax to help meet …

SHIFTING CLIMATE POLICIES FROM CO2 EMISSIONS TRADING TO GREEN INVESTMENT

By Hazel Henderson The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) facing political inaction over rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels from fossil fuel burning – sees solar, wind and other renewable energies as the way forward.  Successive stalemates at climate summits in Copenhagen (2009) and Cancun (2010) have led to …

AS KYOTO EXPIRATION NEARS, EMISSIONS TRADING SHOWN INEFFECTIVE

For InterPress Service, reprinted by special permission By Hazel Henderson © 2011    www.hazelhenderson.com The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) facing political inaction over rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels from fossil fuel burning – sees solar, wind and other renewable energies as the way forward.  Successive stalemates at …