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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.

Deeply Flawed U.S. Climate Action Partnership Proposal

Jan. 15, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Friends of the Earth released a statement regarding the deeply flawed U.S. Climate Action Partnership (U.S. CAP) Proposal. U.S. CAP's proposed emissions reduction target for the year 2020 is far weaker than what scientists have called for, the pro...

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No Details Yet in Climate Talks

Dec. 11, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

After the first week of UN climate negotiations in Poznan, Poland (the fourteenth Conference of Parties, known as COP 14) it is clear that there is one thing missing from the discussions – the details.

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Indigenous Rights Threatened at Climate Talks

Dec. 10, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

In the final day of negotiations over proposed decision text for REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation), deep divisions arose over proposed language to ensure the protection of indigenous peoples and local communities. The Un...

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World Bank unfit to manage climate funds

Dec. 9, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Today the UN climate talks, 142 organizations fighting for climate justice issued a joint statement rejecting any role for the World Bank in controlling climate change finance.

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Social Movements demand climate justice in Poznan

Dec. 8, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

The concept of climate justice seems to be emerging very quickly in different parts of the world, as the political and social flag of several movements and organizations around the world. The groups that are taking part in the parallel activities ...

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Global day of action for climate justice

Dec. 6, 2008 / Posted by: Becca Connors / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

This Saturday is the Global Day of Action for Climate Justice and it is expected that thousands of people worldwide support the demonstrations and activities carried out in Poznan, Poland, where the COP 14 to the UN Convention on Climate Change is...

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Global Day of Action for Climate Justice

Dec. 6, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

This Saturday is the Global Day of Action for Climate Justice and it is expected that thousands of people worldwide support the demonstrations and activities carried out in Poznan, Poland, where the COP 14 to the UN Convention on Climate Change is...

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