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Friends of the Earth’s blog is a staff-run blog that provides policy analysis, insight and commentary about the environment and other progressive issues, advances our campaigns, and builds momentum for a healthy and just world.

Civil Society Concerns Regarding GCF & High Environmental/Social Risk Projects

Sep. 22, 2016 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Climate and Energy, Economics for the Earth / Tags: Climate, Climate change, Climate finance, Economic policy, Green climate fund, Human rights, Karen orenstein

As the Board of the Green Climate Fund prepares to consider its first high risk projects at the upcoming GCF meeting in South Korea October 12-14, more than 100 groups have issued the following statement to express deep concern about the inadequac...

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Vote for the environment

Jul. 29, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Advocacy, Blog

Dear Friends, I am an eternal optimist. I have to be. Every day, Friends of the Earth confronts some of the largest national and global environmental problems. Our game plan typically strikes at the heart of the problem: Pesticides are killing be...

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Getting the GCF We Fought For

Jul. 7, 2016 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Economics for the Earth / Tags: Climate, Climate change, Climate finance, Climate justice, Economic policy, Green climate fund, International finance, Justice, Karen orenstein, World bank

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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