Articles on Climate Change, Energy and Environment

Transition shouldn’t be »borne on the backs« of frontline workers and communities

Can Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETPs) help to prevent this? A story by Climate Tracker journalist Ethan Van Diemen.


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Carbon neutrality: A global necessity but a local emergency for Chile

In Chile, for decades, what are known as »sacrifice zones«—areas marked by intense industrial activity mainly using coal-fired power plants—have been...


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COP27: Costa Rican indigenous communities demand funding for protection of their forests and traditions from the climate crisis

Members of Costa Rican indigenous communities arrived in Egypt with specific requests: listen to indigenous voices and pay for the damages caused.


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Climate justice: Youth inherit loss and damage

Young people attending the COP27 climate summit in Egypt are calling for loss and damage compensation to cope with the irreversible impacts of climate...


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COP27: Women and Climate Justice in Africa

African women demand action at COP27 amid flood and drought. Their main criticism centres on the fact, that funds do not reach the grassroots, and...


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For Caribbean climate justice, support climate education for youth

A GeoPoll study in June 2022 confirmed that most Caribbean people are not talking about climate change in their communities. That has to change, says...


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COP27: How good early warning systems can lead to more climate justice

Weak early warning systems in the Global South increase climate injustice. Loss and Damage financing can improve the situation. A story by Climate...


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Why the Global South needs ‘Just Climate Finance’

We are now facing not just a climate crisis, but also an inequality crisis. COP27 must address both challenges by financing a just climate transition.


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COP27: Indigenous peoples caught between Paraguay’s deforestation pledge, reforestation and carbon capture

While Paraguay is relatively small globally, it is one of the countries with the highest absolute rates of deforestation. The impact for the...


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Imprisoned in the dilemma?

A new social contract as the key to socially just climate protection. A background article by Solveig Dinda and Max Ostermayer

 


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Competence Center for Climate and Social Justice

Competence Center for Climate and Social Justice

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Six Messages on International Climate & Energy Policy by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

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Climate Manual: Climate action. Socially. Just.
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Climate Manual: Climate action. Socially. Just.

In our new manual, we present numerous arguments showing that social progress and ambitious climate action must go hand in hand. Enjoy reading! more