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'Green News Report' - July 17, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.17.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Australia's Rightwing government repeals successful landmark carbon tax...

'Green News Report' - July 15, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Huge Christian organization divests from fossil fuels; Germany pledges ...

UN Launches Green Climate Fund With Little Of Promised Money

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

By Stian Reklev and Choonsik Yoo Dec 4 (Reuters) - The Green Climate Fund, designed as the United Nations' most important funding body...

Where's the Money? The Elephant in the Boardroom

Brandon Wu | Posted 08.25.2013 | Green
Brandon Wu

These design aspects of the GCF are crucial, and the Board must get them right in order to ensure that the GCF benefits the world's most vulnerable in a sustainable and inclusive manner. But a larger question looms over the whole affair. Where is the money?

Wall Street's Climate Finance Bonanza

Janet Redman | Posted 06.17.2013 | DC
Janet Redman

Governments in the developed world shouldn't pass the buck to the private sector. They must act now.

Putting Climate at the Heart of the Economy: Could Korea Be the Key Player in a New Global Economy?

Emanuel Pastreich | Posted 04.16.2013 | Green
Emanuel Pastreich

Developing nations see much to benchmark in Korea in terms of infrastructure, government and technology -- precisely because Korea is not so far from where they are now. Korea is a middle power that could succeed where others have failed.

COP18 Failed to Turn Down the Heat

Bianca Jagger | Posted 02.10.2013 | Green
Bianca Jagger

COP18 demonstrated that we can no longer put our faith in politicians to make the tough decisions we need to avert catastrophic climate change. They have ignored the greatest challenge we face in the world today.

The Doha Climate Talks and an Interview With DESERTEC Foundation Director, Dr. Thiemo Gropp

Vivian Norris | Posted 01.28.2013 | Green
Vivian Norris

"Energy is available in abundance and we have all the technologies -- proven and ready to be rolled out -- that we need to harness it."

Location Set For U.N. Green Climate Fund

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2012 | Green

OSLO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - A new U.N. fund meant to manage billions of dollars to help developing nations combat climate change will be based in South...

After Months Of Delay, UN Climate Fund Finally Begins Talks

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2012 | Green

* Fund meeting to focus on country for HQ, details * Fund to oversee climate aid, due to rise to $100 bln by 2020 GENEV...

China Urges Progress On Climate Change Fund

AP | By ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green

BEIJING -- China is worried the financial crisis is draining contributions to a multibillion-dollar global warming fund but hopes basic financing to h...

U.N. Chief Urges Leaders To Finalize Climate Fund

AP | By JULHAS ALAM | Posted 11.14.2011 | Green

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged world leaders Monday to finalize the financing for a multibillion-dollar fund to fight t...

Reflections on Cancún From a Local Government Perspective

Martin Chávez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Martin Chávez

Now that we have the hard fought advancements of "The Cancún Agreements," it is time for the world to implement a global solution -- one where nations support the power of local action.

Cancun Agreements: Building a Foundation for Greater Environmental Action

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The countries that gathered in Cancun made progress on emissions reductions, greater transparency, forest preservation and the creation of the green fund. But we aren't done yet.