This briefing shows just when, where and how corporations are trying to capture the agenda of this winter’s UN climate talks in Paris, COP 21. The market-based and techno-fix solutions on the table are diverting attention from the real culprits and delaying real action.
What is 'equity', 'historical responsibility' and 'system change' ? Can we stay below a 1.5℃ increase in temperature? And what needs to happen to avoid further increases? Read this Equity refresher in relation to climate change.
Read about Intended Nationally Determined Contributions versus fair shares in this factsheet.
Climate change is a complex topic. Terms such as 'equity', 'historical responsibility', 'INDCs' and 'fair shares' are used during climate negotiations and in much of the writing about them. Friends of the Earth International has published a series of factsheets to explain what theses terms mean and why they advocate for climate justice
A guide exposing corporate lobbying and industry capture of COP19, the yearly UN climate negotiations, taking place in Warsaw, 11-22 November 2013. It also covers the false solutions that are being offered up by these corporate lobbies, such as shale gas, carbon capture and storage (CCS) and carbon markets.
Ahead of United Nations climate talks, Friends of the Earth International has released a new report outlining its vision of a climate-safe, sustainable and just energy system - and a road map to achieving it.
The People's Agreement was a key outcome of the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, which was a global gathering of social movements, indigenous peoples, NGOs and activists. It was hosted by the government of Bolivia on 19-22 April 2010 and was attended by around 30,000 people from over 100 countries in order to develop real solutions to the climate crisis.
In the area of climate policy and beyond, governmental positions have been increasingly hijacked by narrow corporate interests linked to polluting industries and industries seeking to profit from the climate crisis.
This report sets out Friends of the Earth's (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) demands for the climate talks in Durban, South Africa in 2011.
An exposé of the underhand bullying and bribery techniques employed by the developed countries in UNFCCC negotiations at and after UNFCCC COP-15 in Copenhagen in 2009.
An insight into the way in which the rules of climate change negotiations are twisted and manipulated to suit the interests of developed countries.
The latest UN negotiations on climate change in Durban have further undermined the prospects of realising a truly equitable and just international treaty to tackle global warming. This edition of Resurgence contains critical informative articles from Martin Khor (South Centre), Pablo Solón (Bolivia's former chief climate change negotiator) and others.