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Migrant Apocalypse: Why Building Trump's Wall Won't Work

Tim Ward | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics
Tim Ward

Prevention is the only protection. So if Illegal migration is a burning issue for you today, please re-examine your resistance to climate change.

Fossil Fuel Execs Made Twice As Much As U.S. Pledged To Help Fight Climate Change Overseas

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top executives at the largest publicly held fossil fuel companies in the United States have made nearly $6 billion in the last five...

Why People Of Faith Care About The Green Climate Fund

Rev. Richard L. Killmer | Posted 08.18.2015 | Religion
Rev. Richard L. Killmer

The tiny Pacific island nation of Kiribati became the first country to declare that global warming is rendering its lands uninhabitable, asking for help in evacuating its population. Such a rise would be enough to put large portions of the country literally underwater.

'Green News Report' - December 18, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Nothin' but good news for a change! New York issues first permanent ba...

The Climate Post: UN Climate Negotiators Ink Deal in Lima

Tim Profeta | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Tim Profeta

Negotiators have reached a deal at United Nations (UN) talks in Peru, setting the stage for a global climate pact in Paris in December 2015. The agr...

'Green News Report:' December 16, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.15.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Congress wraps up for the year with Republican anti-environment initiatives to be signed by the President; UN climate summit wraps up in Peru

'Green News Report:' December 11, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.10.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Australia goaded into joining UN Green Climate Fund; PLUS: 'Freedom Industries' boss facing accountability in West Virginia chemical spill... All that and more in today's Green News Report!

Green Climate Fund: Fossil Fuels Will Be Completely 'Excluded'

Reuters | Posted 02.09.2015 | Green

By Megan Rowling LIMA, Dec 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Green Climate Fund will invest in energy projects that shift away fro...

Australia Will Contribute To Green Climate Fund After All

Reuters | Matt Siegel | Posted 02.09.2015 | Green

SYDNEY, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Australia will contribute A$200 million over four years into a U.N. fund to help poor nations cope with global warming, P...

U.S., China Cooperate on Climate: 5 Reasons to Be Hopeful

Daniel K. Gardner | Posted 02.04.2015 | Green
Daniel K. Gardner

When the world's two largest CO2 emitters finally come together, own up to their carbon culpability, and agree that it's time to go down a path of climate cooperation, there is reason--for once in a long time--to be cautiously hopeful.

Australia Says It Won't Pay Into UN Green Climate Fund

AP | By ROD McGUIRK | Posted 02.04.2015 | Green

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia will continue to directly pay for climate change adaptation in vulnerable South Pacific island nations through ...

A Force Awakens

Lou Leonard | Posted 02.01.2015 | Green
Lou Leonard

Okay so, negotiations over a new global climate pact won't break the internet like the new Star Wars trailer. But maybe they should. We are now one year away from the deadline for a new agreement to slow the growing climate crisis.

'Green News Report' - November 20, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.20.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Record-breaking extreme winter storm breaks Buffalo, NY; It's official...

Multiplying the Green Vespa effect

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 01.19.2015 | Green
Gaia Paradiso

Let's think sustainably and let's change our behaviors so that we can reduce our individual carbon footprint to make a global sustainable improvement in our lifestyles and in the lives of millions.

The Emissions Gap Roadmap

Dr. Andrew Steer | Posted 01.18.2015 | Green
Dr. Andrew Steer

This recent momentum -- and much more -- will be required to keep global mean temperature within 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F) of what it was in pre-industrial times.

Kate Sheppard

Obama To Commit $3 Billion For Climate Aid | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- President Barack Obama will pledge $3 billion this weekend to an international fund that helps developing countries address climate c...

U.S. May Make Major Contribution To Climate Fund

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2014 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The United States may make a major contribution in November to a fund to help poor...

U.S. Must Do Its Part to Support Green Climate Fund

Peter Ogden | Posted 11.24.2014 | Green
Peter Ogden

Among the blizzard of announcements made as part of the UN Climate Summit over the past few days, one that should not be lost in the storm is the pledge made by French President Francois Hollande to contribute $1 billion to the new Green Climate Fund.

No Need to Sacrifice the Planet's Arteries to Save Her Lungs

Peter Bosshard | Posted 11.22.2014 | Green
Peter Bosshard

The People's Climate March will hopefully set some official pants on fire and speed up the capitalization of the new fund. At the same time, we need to be vigilant that the powers that be don't abuse the GCF as honey pots from which they can fund business-as-usual or outright destructive projects.

While We March For The Climate, Governments Meet With Polluters

Janet Redman | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Janet Redman

Our leaders aren't just dithering at the edges while the planet burns -- they're actively inviting the very companies that are causing this crisis to help fix it.

'Green News Report' - July 17, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.16.2014 | 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 09.14.2014 | 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.