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Getting the GCF We Fought For

Jul. 7, 2016 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Economics for the Earth

I’ve just returned from attending the 13th meeting of the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Many of us GCF old-timers[1] can’t help but feel a sense of sincere disappointment. How can anyone who, perhaps naively, looked to the GCF...

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Changing the climate at the COP

Dec. 22, 2014 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

This year’s annual UN climate summit, known as the Conference of Parties or COP, has drawn to a close in Lima, Peru. In a disgraceful outcome predictable enough to be called a pattern, the COP once again failed to deliver what climate scienc...

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