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climate justice and energy

Reports by Friends of the Earth International and member groups on climate affected peoples and impacted communities, united nations climate talks, energy sovereignty, finance and climate change, forests and climate change and agrofuels.

 

financing climate justice matrix

Friends of the Earth International, December 2009: Summary of demands and ethical criteria matrix in relation to climate finance transfers.

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financing climate justice - summary

Friends of the Earth International, December 2009: The global North is responsible for climate change and owes a climate debt to the global South. Climate finance is about the payment of that debt, as well as enabling developing countries to adopt low carbon societies and increase communities’ resilience to climate change. This summary explains how the climate debt can be paid.

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Carbon trading: a dangerous obsession - executive summary

Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland, November 2009: A dangerous obsession focuses on the buying and selling of a new artificial commodity - the right to emit carbon dioxide. The UK and other developed country governments want to see this trade expanded into a massive worldwide market.

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Carbon trading: a dangerous obsession

Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland, November 2009: A dangerous obsession focuses on the buying and selling of a new artificial commodity - the right to emit carbon dioxide. The UK and other developed country governments want to see this trade expanded into a massive worldwide market.

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Accra Briefing: Forests are more than carbon

Friends of the Earth International, August 2008: To prevent dangerous climate change and land degradation, conserve biodiversity and safeguard the sustainable use of forests by local communities and Indigenous Peoples, any agreement must be designed to stop deforestation and degradation, not simply reduce or defer emissions.

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financing climate justice - position paper

Friends of the Earth International, December 2009: The outcomes of the Copenhagen negotiations on the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol and fulfilment of other UNFCCC obligations will only be deemed as acceptable if any agreement/s reached are socially, politically, ecologically and economically just and compliant with human rights.

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Carbon offsetting: a dangerous distraction

Friends of the Earth England Wales and Northern Ireland, June 2009: There is a growing and credible body of evidence and opinion that offsetting is not working; that it is undermining efforts to prevent dangerous climate change and supporting sustainable development; that it is profoundly unjust, and that it cannot successfully be reformed. This report draws together some of the key evidence to ensure this view is fully reflected in public debate and international talks.

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REDD myths

Friends of the Earth International, December 2008: A critical review of proposed mechanisms to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation in developing countries.

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Malaysian palm oil: green gold or green wash? Executive summary

Friends of the Earth International, October 2008, : A commentary on the sustainability claims of Malaysia’s palm oil lobby, with a special focus on the state of Sarawak. Summary of the original report.

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malaysian palm oil: green gold or green wash?

Friends of the Earth International, October 2008: A commentary on the sustainability claims of Malaysia’s palm oil lobby, with a special focus on the state of Sarawak. Full report.

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Harvesting Harm: Agrofuels as a False Solution to Climate Change and Poverty

Friends of the Earth International, August 2008: The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is now actively pursuing agrofuels as a clean energy and development strategy. But recent research shows that agrofuels are not a climate solution, and the additional negative impacts of large-scale agrofuels production on land use, ecosystems, and environmental health are substantial.

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fuelling destruction in latin america - the real price of agrofuels

Friends of the Earth International, September 2008: This report looks at current and proposed developments in a number of Southern and Central American countries, all of which are scaling up agrofuel production at alarming rates to meet domestic and, increasingly, export demand to supply diesel and gasoline to Europe and the US.

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World Bank climate investment funds

Friends of the Earth International, June 2008: Why the World Bank Climate Investment Funds Should be Stopped.

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poverty, climate and energy: the case against oil aid

Friends of the Earth International, June 2008: While attention to climate change is growing globally, a climate policy contradiction is also growing: industrialized countries are trying to cap greenhouse gas emissions while simultaneously financing fossil fuel extraction and infrastructur through multilateral development banks (MDBs) and Export Credit Agencies (ECAs).

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Credit Where It's Due: The Ecological Debt Education Project

Friends of the Earth Scotland and others, 2003: The cumulative responsibility of industrialised countries for the destruction caused by their production and consumption patterns is called the ‘ecological debt’.

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