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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.

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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Clean Development Mechanism exposed

Dec. 5, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Press at the entrance to the climate convention’s media center here were treated this morning to an unexpected press conference on the so-called Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), the world’s biggest carbon offsets market.

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Tower of Babel needed at climate talks

Dec. 3, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

For many years, developing country parties have expressed deep frustration and disappointment with the Global Environment Facility – otherwise known as the GEF. The G77 and China (representing over 130 developing countries) have been crystal...

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Dispatch from Poland: The Outline

Dec. 2, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

We arrived this past weekend in Poznan, Poland to attend the 14th annual meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), also known as the 14th Conference of Parties. Official representatives – or “delega...

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