Rich Countries Pony Up (Some) for Climate Justice

by Oscar Reyes on .

Almost $9.5 billion has been pledged to the Green Climate Fund to help fight climate change. But it’s going to take hundreds of billions more. It’s one of the oldest tricks in politics: talk down expectations to the point that you can meet them. And it played out again in Berlin as twenty-one countries—including the […]

While We March for the Climate, Governments Meet with Polluters

by Janet Redman on .

As climate activists converge on New York, world leaders will meet behind closed doors with corporate honchos who bank on fossil fuels. I’m going to guess you’ve heard of the People’s Climate March by now. It’s been all over Facebook, the blogosphere, buses, and subway cars—it’s even shown up on network news, which has been […]

Filling the Green Climate Fund

by Oscar Reyes on .

How much money will the Green Climate Fund (GCF) contain, and who will provide it? In the first of a series of three blogs on critical issues facing the GCF, Oscar Reyes looks at how and when the Fund will be filled now that it has declared itself ‘open for business’. The second in the […]