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Green Climate Fund: A Performance Check

This briefing aims to provide an initial assessment of whether the GCF is living up to its mandate. It looks at whether funds are being equitably disbursed, “country ownership” is being enhanced (encouraging devolved management rather than control by multilateral institutions), and vulnerable countries and communities are being targeted.

Synbio Algae Issue Brief

The hype and investment around algae biofuels has not resulted in commercially viable biofuels. Worse yet, they distract attention and resources from more promising, less risky and proven solutions to climate and energy concerns, such as efficiency, solar and wind energy, relocalization, expanded public transportation, dietary shifts and regenerative agriculture.

Synbio Algae Report

The question remains: Is Big Oil’s investment in algae biofuels based on confidence in a credible alternative to fossil fuels, or is it nothing more than a public relations stunt?

Green Climate Fund CSO Protest Letter, B.17

We are writing to express our dismay with the conduct of the July 2017 Green Climate Fund Board meeting, both in terms of process and treatment of civil society.

Summer 2017 Newsmagazine: Sacrificing Public Lands for Private Profit

Since taking office in January, Trump has shown himself to be a powerful ally of the fossil fuel industry, prioritizing their profits over the planet and people at every opportunity.

Spring 2017 Newsmagazine: Resisting Trump

To ensure that his anti-science, anti-planet plans are carried out, Trump picked a rogue’s gallery of polluters and Wall Street cronies to head his cabinet.

NGO GCF Letter

Letter to Green Climate Fund Board regarding conduct of July 2017 Board meeting.

Better Burgers: For Our Health, Environment, Farmers and Animals

Americans eat at least 20 billion burgers a year. Producing all those burgers requires massive amounts of water, fuel, chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

The Benefits of Better Burgers

You can make better burgers by replacing 30-50% of the meat with mushrooms or veggies. By using less meat, you can cut a burger's carbon footprint and afford healthier, better quality, third-party certified beef.

Massachusetts Pollinators in Decline Event

Many of our critical pollinators are in crisis in Massachusetts. Join us for a series of presentations that will demonstrate how Massachusetts can become a national leader in pollinator protection.