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…
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.
Greening school food should be a primary ingredient in combating climate change—just as important as making schools more solar-powered and energy efficient.
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.
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.
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.
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…
The nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as United States attorney general presents U.S. senators with one such decision.
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…