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International Finance Corporation Flashes Warning Signs for Green Climate Fund
International Finance Corporation Flashes Warning Signs for Green Climate Fund

The IFC doesn’t know what a lot of its money is doing, and that’s bad. Though the subject matter might at first seem a bit dull, a recent monitoring report of the financial sector lending of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) is a doozy for the warnings it provides to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank Group’s private sector lending arm, had a financial intermediary (FI) portfolio of…

Five things Trumps Paris Climate Speech got wrong in his attack on Green Climate Fund
Five things Trumps Paris Climate Speech got wrong in his attack on Green Climate Fund

Donald Trump announced this afternoon that the United States will begin the process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement. During his remarks, Trump made a series of inaccurate and misleading statements about the Green Climate Fund in connection to his withdrawal decision.

How Greener School Lunches Can Help Fight Climate Change
How Greener School Lunches Can Help Fight Climate Change

Greening school food should be a primary ingredient in combating climate change—just as important as making schools more solar-powered and energy efficient.

Is “Food-Tech” the Future of Food?
Is “Food-Tech” the Future of Food?

What do we want the future of our food system to look like, and shouldn’t we all have a say in that?

Low-Carbon Meals: A Triple Win for One of California’s Largest School Districts
Low-Carbon Meals: A Triple Win for One of California’s Largest School Districts

Research shows that we cannot avoid the worst impacts of climate change unless we dramatically scale back our consumption of animal foods. That's because producing meat and cheese generates large amounts of greenhouse gas emissions and guzzles huge amounts of water.

The Big Gas Giveaway: flaring, the Congressional Review Act, and Trumps present to BigOil
The Big Gas Giveaway: flaring, the Congressional Review Act, and Trumps present to BigOil

We need stronger protections for our public lands, not another victory for Big Oil at the expense of front line communities, taxpayers, and the climate.

Bee the Change: 8 simple steps to help your city save bees
Bee the Change: 8 simple steps to help your city save bees

This new guide outlines all of the steps individuals and city officials can take to help protect pollinators. It’s based on the landmark policies of the nearly 100 retailers, universities, cities and states that are leading the way in pollinator protection.

Roadmap for Federal Coal Reform Must Be Followed
Roadmap for Federal Coal Reform Must Be Followed

Nearly one year after Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell called for a comprehensive review of the federal coal program, the Obama administration released a roadmap for reform of the federal coal program. The 190-page roadmap is a critical and important step towards addressing the significant impacts the federal coal program has on our climate, public health, and coal communities. Whether such reforms will be implemented under a Trump administration given his frequent…

Sessions is a looming threat to people of color and the planet
Sessions is a looming threat to people of color and the planet

The nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as United States attorney general presents U.S. senators with one such decision.

UPDATE: Stand with the Shuar People and Acci Ecolica!
UPDATE: Stand with the Shuar People and Acci Ecolica!

Acción Ecológica is still under threat of closure!

Today, Acción Ecológica (AE) is asking YOU to stand with them.

Tag a picture of yourself on their Facebook page here with a sign that says #SOSAccionEcologica to show the Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa that the world is watching. The fight to resist the closure of AE is fundamentally a fight for human rights and Indigenous Peoples, and this is just one way that you can…