Contents with tag: Global
As the curtains go down on COP 23, the world sees more of the same, with governments locked in negotiations, cooking up ‘solutions’ that prop up the dominant systems of economy and politics that has brought the world to its current state of multiple crises.
While the overall picture is far from ideal, there have been some signals that allow for a bit of optimism, especially as there is a need for urgent and immediate measures to ease the burden of climate impacts.
COP23 heats up with discussions on what actions to take before the Paris Climate Agreement takes effect in 2020.
6 November | 2:30 – 4:30 pm (UTC+1:00)
People’s Climate Summit (in Bonn, Germany)
Wissenschaftszentrum (WiZe) room 152
by IBON International and Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung (Rosa Luxemburg Foundation)
A legally binding treaty that aims to make transnational corporations (TNCs) accountable for human rights violations is currently under negotiation in a United Nations Working Group.
IBON International Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting
November 15, 2017
Launched on July 21, the new book by the Institute of Political Economy answers in the affirmative.
Join us on August 7, in Toronto, Canada, as we hold a workshop on the climate-militarism nexus as part of Solidarity & Fight Back: Building Resistance to US-led War, Militarism and Neo-Fascism!
The United States withdrawing from a climate policy is nothing new. Not only because Trump’s denial of the science of climate change has been consistent since his election, but also worth highlighting is that past US Presidents never stepped up to its responsibilities to climate change.