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Infographic: The Story of Climate Finance - Paying the high cost of climate chaos

Oct. 15, 2015 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Climate and Energy, Economics for the Earth, Publications / Tags: Climate colonialism, Climate finance, Fossil fuels, Green climate fund, Karen orenstein, Robin hood tax

Understanding The Story of Climate Finance is fundamental to understanding climate chaos, its high cost for poor countries and the role that the U.S. plays. To help us all out, Friends of the Earth U.S. created an infographic which visualizes who...

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112 groups demand grants and honest accounting for rich countries' promised $100 billion in climate finance

Oct. 11, 2015 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Climate and Energy, Economics for the Earth / Tags: Climate finance, Green climate fund, Karen orenstein

In light of the recent release of the OECD report, “Climate Finance in 2013-14 and the USD 100 billion goal,” and the finance ministerial that took place in Lima, Peru on Oct. 9 on the sidelines of the World Bank/International Monetary...

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